Table 4

Sensitivity, specificity, area under the curve (AUC), and confidence interval (CI) in the determination of the predictive factors of clinical response to GMA in patients with active ulcerative colitis
Measurements Cut-off value Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) AUC (95%CI)
Cumulative PSL dose up to the 1st GMA session <2735.5 mg 61 95 0.78 (0.62-0.94)
WBC at 1st GMA session <10160/μL 61 85 0.72 (0.56-0.89)
Interval between relapse and 1st GMA session <49.5 days 50 95 0.76 (0.61-0.92)

GMA, granulocyte and monocte apheresis; PSL, prednisolone; WBC, white blood cell.

Yokoyama et al.

Yokoyama et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2013 13:27   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-13-27

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