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Table 4 Correlation of US and MRI findings with surgical diagnosis of rotator cuff tears overall

From: Detection of rotator cuff tears: the value of MRI following ultrasound

  Ultrasound diagnosis Magnetic resonance imaging diagnosis**
No tear RC tear No tear RC tear Total
Surgical diagnosis      
No tear 24 13 26 11 37
RC tear 0 31 2 29 31
Total 24 44 28 40 68
Accuracy 55/68 (81%)* [70%-89%] 55/68 (81%)* [70%-89%]
  1. *The 95% confidence interval is given between brackets
  2. **MRI and MR arthrography
  3. RC tear: Partial-thickness and full-thickness rotator cuff (RC) tears considered as tears