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Table 1 Accuracy and consistency of radiographic signs between the radiologists

From: Barium enema findings in total colonic aganglionosis: a single-center, retrospective study

Radiographic signs Accuracy Consistency
Radiologist 1 Radiologist 2 Number Kappa value P value
HD radiographic signs
 Rectosigmoid index ≤ 1 38/44 (86) 17/44 (39) 16/44 (36) 0.103 0.234
 Transition zone 12/44 (27) 26/44 (59) 10/44 (23) 0.244 0.045
 Irregular contraction 13/44 (30) 25/44 (57) 12/44 (27) 0.397 0.002
 Gas-filled small bowel 34/44 (77) 43/44 (98) 33/44 (75) 0.043 0.012
 Microcolon 39/44 (89) 30/44 (68) 26/44 (61) 0.075 0.547
TCA radiographic signs
 Question-mark-shape colon 21/44 (48) 25/44 (57) 17/44 (36) 0.458 0.002
 Ileocecal valve reflux 23/44 (52) 23/44 (52) 18/44 (41) 0.545 0.000
  1. Abbreviations: TCA total colonic aganglionosis; HD Hirschsprung’s disease