diagnostic yield

The likelihood that a test or procedure will provide the information needed to establish a diagnosis

diagnostic yield

The likelihood that a test or procedure will provide the information needed to establish a diagnosis. See Clinical decision making.
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The summary noted that the architectural and cellular patterns generated by IVM are interpretable by pathologists to make differential diagnoses and to identify areas for biopsy, improving diagnostic yield.
Patients with a low clinical probability of infective endocarditis should not have an echocardiogram performed because it has low positive predictive value and low diagnostic yield, the authors concluded.
The integration between AP2 and Face2Gene will allow clinicians who are evaluating patients with Face2Gene to securely pass phenotypic information and insights from facial analysis to AP2 to facilitate increased diagnostic yield of molecular interpretation.
Conclusion: Extended 24-hour Holter monitoring in children with palpitations was an inexpensive, non-invasive investigation with a reasonably high diagnostic yield in detecting arrhythmias.
Determining the diagnostic yield of cryobiopsy is difficult and varies somewhat with the study and the methods, but a figure of ~80% (for both histologic diagnosis and multidisciplinary discussion [MDD] diagnosis) was found in a review of 15 series that included more than 780 patients.
57) was moderate, the diagnostic yield for the identification of the foramina differed between the diagnostic films and the films with the wire insertion, regardless of the observer.
Diagnostic yield of cystoscopy in the evaluation of recurrent urinary tract infection in women.
cardiac disease screening program in the general population of teens and young adults indicate that incorporating a 12-lead ECG alongside history and physical examination not only increases the diagnostic yield for conditions predisposing to sudden cardiac death, but it's actually cost saving, compared with screening by history and physical exam alone, Harshil Dhutia, MD, said at the American Heart Association scientific sessions.
Background: Due to absence of visible endobronchial target, the diagnostic yield of flexible bronchoscopy for peribronchial lesions has been unsatisfactory.
From 1948 to 1966, the TB diagnostic yield at Chapel Street ranged between 6 to 14 cases per 1 000 radiographs performed.
The diagnostic yield as accurate for breast FNAC by TABS as reported by others.