Inter- and intra-rater agreement in the assessment of the vascularity of spinal metastases using digital subtraction angiography tumor blush

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Inter- and intra-rater agreement in the assessment of the vascularity of spinal metastases using digital subtraction angiography tumor blush. / Clausen, Caroline; Dahl, Benny; Frevert, Susanne Christiansen; Forman, Julie Lyng; Nielsen, Michael Bachmann; Lönn, Lars.

I: Acta Radiologica, Bind 58, Nr. 6, 06.2017, s. 734-739.

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Clausen, C, Dahl, B, Frevert, SC, Forman, JL, Nielsen, MB & Lönn, L 2017, 'Inter- and intra-rater agreement in the assessment of the vascularity of spinal metastases using digital subtraction angiography tumor blush', Acta Radiologica, bind 58, nr. 6, s. 734-739. https://doi.org/10.1177/0284185116668215

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Clausen, C., Dahl, B., Frevert, S. C., Forman, J. L., Nielsen, M. B., & Lönn, L. (2017). Inter- and intra-rater agreement in the assessment of the vascularity of spinal metastases using digital subtraction angiography tumor blush. Acta Radiologica, 58(6), 734-739. https://doi.org/10.1177/0284185116668215

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Clausen C, Dahl B, Frevert SC, Forman JL, Nielsen MB, Lönn L. Inter- and intra-rater agreement in the assessment of the vascularity of spinal metastases using digital subtraction angiography tumor blush. Acta Radiologica. 2017 jun;58(6):734-739. https://doi.org/10.1177/0284185116668215

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Clausen, Caroline ; Dahl, Benny ; Frevert, Susanne Christiansen ; Forman, Julie Lyng ; Nielsen, Michael Bachmann ; Lönn, Lars. / Inter- and intra-rater agreement in the assessment of the vascularity of spinal metastases using digital subtraction angiography tumor blush. I: Acta Radiologica. 2017 ; Bind 58, Nr. 6. s. 734-739.

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title = "Inter- and intra-rater agreement in the assessment of the vascularity of spinal metastases using digital subtraction angiography tumor blush",
abstract = "Background: Preoperative embolization is based on the preoperative digital subtraction angiography (DSA) tumor blush, and as such is considered the “gold standard” for determining tumor vascularity. However, to our knowledge reliability studies evaluating vascularity ratings of DSA tumor blush in spinal metastases have not been published previously.Purpose:To evaluate inter- and intra-rater agreement in the assessment of the vascularity of spinal metastases using DSA tumor blush.Material and Methods:This reliability study included 46 patients with symptomatic metastatic spinal cord compression requiring surgery. DSA data stored in the hospital picture archiving and communication system (PACS) from the participants of a randomized controlled trial were used. Inter- and intra-rater agreement on vascularity assessment using DSA tumor blush according to a three-step ordinal scale was evaluated: no hypervascularity; moderate hypervascularity; and pronounced hypervascularity. The statistical analysis was based on the linear weighted kappa’s for multiple raters that extend Cohen’s κ. Three raters and κ = 0.2 in the null hypothesis implied that the power of the study was 0.96.Results:Inter- and intra-rater agreements were moderate in rating the vascularity of spinal metastases and the agreements were significantly higher than the κ = 0.20 in the null hypothesis (P = 0.0002 and P = 0.0001). The κ value for inter-rater agreement was 0.57 (95{\%} confidence interval [CI], 0.41–0.72) and for intra-rater agreement 0.55 (95{\%} CI, 0.38–0.71).Conclusion:There is moderate inter-rater and intra-rater agreement in classifying the vascularity of spinal metastases on a three-step ordinal scale for DSA tumor blush.",
keywords = "Vascularity, digital subtraction angiography (DSA), inter-rater agreement, reliability study, spinal metastases, tumor blush",
author = "Caroline Clausen and Benny Dahl and Frevert, {Susanne Christiansen} and Forman, {Julie Lyng} and Nielsen, {Michael Bachmann} and Lars L{\"o}nn",
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T1 - Inter- and intra-rater agreement in the assessment of the vascularity of spinal metastases using digital subtraction angiography tumor blush

AU - Clausen, Caroline

AU - Dahl, Benny

AU - Frevert, Susanne Christiansen

AU - Forman, Julie Lyng

AU - Nielsen, Michael Bachmann

AU - Lönn, Lars

PY - 2017/6

Y1 - 2017/6

N2 - Background: Preoperative embolization is based on the preoperative digital subtraction angiography (DSA) tumor blush, and as such is considered the “gold standard” for determining tumor vascularity. However, to our knowledge reliability studies evaluating vascularity ratings of DSA tumor blush in spinal metastases have not been published previously.Purpose:To evaluate inter- and intra-rater agreement in the assessment of the vascularity of spinal metastases using DSA tumor blush.Material and Methods:This reliability study included 46 patients with symptomatic metastatic spinal cord compression requiring surgery. DSA data stored in the hospital picture archiving and communication system (PACS) from the participants of a randomized controlled trial were used. Inter- and intra-rater agreement on vascularity assessment using DSA tumor blush according to a three-step ordinal scale was evaluated: no hypervascularity; moderate hypervascularity; and pronounced hypervascularity. The statistical analysis was based on the linear weighted kappa’s for multiple raters that extend Cohen’s κ. Three raters and κ = 0.2 in the null hypothesis implied that the power of the study was 0.96.Results:Inter- and intra-rater agreements were moderate in rating the vascularity of spinal metastases and the agreements were significantly higher than the κ = 0.20 in the null hypothesis (P = 0.0002 and P = 0.0001). The κ value for inter-rater agreement was 0.57 (95% confidence interval [CI], 0.41–0.72) and for intra-rater agreement 0.55 (95% CI, 0.38–0.71).Conclusion:There is moderate inter-rater and intra-rater agreement in classifying the vascularity of spinal metastases on a three-step ordinal scale for DSA tumor blush.

AB - Background: Preoperative embolization is based on the preoperative digital subtraction angiography (DSA) tumor blush, and as such is considered the “gold standard” for determining tumor vascularity. However, to our knowledge reliability studies evaluating vascularity ratings of DSA tumor blush in spinal metastases have not been published previously.Purpose:To evaluate inter- and intra-rater agreement in the assessment of the vascularity of spinal metastases using DSA tumor blush.Material and Methods:This reliability study included 46 patients with symptomatic metastatic spinal cord compression requiring surgery. DSA data stored in the hospital picture archiving and communication system (PACS) from the participants of a randomized controlled trial were used. Inter- and intra-rater agreement on vascularity assessment using DSA tumor blush according to a three-step ordinal scale was evaluated: no hypervascularity; moderate hypervascularity; and pronounced hypervascularity. The statistical analysis was based on the linear weighted kappa’s for multiple raters that extend Cohen’s κ. Three raters and κ = 0.2 in the null hypothesis implied that the power of the study was 0.96.Results:Inter- and intra-rater agreements were moderate in rating the vascularity of spinal metastases and the agreements were significantly higher than the κ = 0.20 in the null hypothesis (P = 0.0002 and P = 0.0001). The κ value for inter-rater agreement was 0.57 (95% confidence interval [CI], 0.41–0.72) and for intra-rater agreement 0.55 (95% CI, 0.38–0.71).Conclusion:There is moderate inter-rater and intra-rater agreement in classifying the vascularity of spinal metastases on a three-step ordinal scale for DSA tumor blush.

KW - Vascularity

KW - digital subtraction angiography (DSA)

KW - inter-rater agreement

KW - reliability study

KW - spinal metastases

KW - tumor blush

U2 - 10.1177/0284185116668215

DO - 10.1177/0284185116668215

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 27650032

VL - 58

SP - 734

EP - 739

JO - Acta Radiologica

JF - Acta Radiologica

SN - 0284-1851

IS - 6

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