Flawed external validation study of the ADNEX model to diagnose ovarian cancer.
External validation studies of prediction models are of utmost importance in order to assess the performance a prediction model in different locations. We therefore read with interest the recent external validation study of the ADNEX model 1
For patients with a persistent adnexal tumor who underwent surgery, the ADNEX model predicts the risk of five tumor types: benign, borderline malignant, stage I cancer, stage II-IV cancer, or secondary metastatic cancer. The model was deve...Expand abstract
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- © 2016 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Inc. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).
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