Table 2

Overall results of intraoperative immunophotodetection in nude mice bearing a LS174T peritoneal carcinomatosis

Biopsies were taken of fluorescent tissues and systematically of the diaphragm, mesocolon, mesentery, omentum, and Douglas pouch.
Presence of tumor
YesNo
Fluorescence
 Yes1086
 No11208
Confidence limits (95%)
Sensitivity90.7%86.8–93.2%
Specificity97.2%95.5–98.9%
PPVa94.7%92.3–97.0%
NPVb94.9%92.1–96.6%
  • a PPV, positive predictive value.

  • b NPV, negative predictive value.