Table 2

Diagnostic confidence with regard to the presence of submucosal fundal varices in 22 patients using multi-detector row CT (MDCT) angiography and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)

MDCT angiography
Diagnostic confidenceReader No 1 (n)Reader No 2 (n)Reader No 3 (n)EUS (n)
Score 1, submucosal varix definitely absent; 2, submucosal varix probably absent; 3; submucosal varix possibly present (indeterminate); 4, submucosal varix probably present; 5, submucosal varix definitely present.
n=number of patients.
Score 14435
Score 21121
Score 30000
Score 42111
Score 515161615