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Table 2 Accuracy and consistency of question-mark-shape colon and ileocecal valve reflux between the radiologists

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

Radiographic Neonatal Non-neonatal
Accuracy Consistency Accuracy Consistency
Radiologist 1a Radiologist 2b Number Kappa value P value Radiologist 1c Radiologist 2d Number Kappa value P value
Question-mark-shape colon 9/17 (53) 8/17 (47) 7/17 (41) 0.667 0.004 12/27 (44) 17/27 (63) 10/27 (36) 0.352 0.050
Ileocecal valve reflux 9/17 (53) 8/17 (47) 6/17 (35) 0.469 0.040 14/27 (52) 15/27 (56) 12/27 (41) 0.628 0.001
  1. aIn neonatal patients with TCA, radiologist 1 identified question-mark-shape colon and ileocecal valve reflux in 5 (5/17, 29%) same patients
  2. bIn neonatal patients with TCA, radiologist 2 identified question-mark-shape colon and ileocecal valve reflux in 4 (4/17, 24%) same patients
  3. c In non-neonatal patients with TCA, radiologist 1 identified question-mark-shape colon and ileocecal valve reflux in 5 (5/27, 19%) same patients
  4. d In non-neonatal patients with TCA, radiologist 2 identified question-mark-shape colon and ileocecal valve reflux in 4 (4/27, 15%) same patients