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Table 3 Prognostic values of MELD score and ALT-LDH index predicting conservative survivors.

From: A new parameter using serum lactate dehydrogenase and alanine aminotransferase level is useful for predicting the prognosis of patients at an early stage of acute liver injury: A retrospective study

  Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%) NPV (%) Efficiency (%)
MELD (day1) <30 31.3 88.2 71.4 57.7 60.6
MELD (day1) <35 18.8 94.1 75 55.2 60.6
MELD (day3) <30 33.3 88.2 71.4 60 62.5
MELD (day3) <35 20 94.1 75 57.1 59.4
ALT-LDH (day1) >3.0 50 52.9 50 52.9 51.5
ALT-LDH (day3) >3.0 75 100 100 81.0 87.9
  1. PPV: positive predictive value, NPV: negative predictive value.