Skip to main content

Table 3 Correlation of BMA evaluation by both observers using the Likert scale with the results of the BMB

From: Evaluation of bone marrow aspirates in patients with acute myeloid leukemia at day 14 of induction therapy

  BMB - observer 1 BMB - observer 2
n = 82 n = 82
BMA aplasia infiltrated aplasia infiltrated
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Definitely free 27 (32.9) 0 (0.0) 16 (19.5) 1 (1.2)
Probably free 14 (17.1) 2 (2.4) 23 (28.0) 5 (6.1)
Doubtful 4 (4.9) 2 (2.4) 7 (8.5) 4 (4.9)
Probably infiltrated 3 (3.7) 13 (15.9) 1 (1.2) 9 (11.0)
Definitely infiltrated 1 (1.2) 16 (19.5) 2 (2.4) 14 (17.1)
  1. BMB bone marrow biopsy, BMA bone marrow aspirate