Table 5.

Pathological changes after the induction therapy

ParameterBefore TherapyAfter TherapyDifference (95% CI)P
CR (n = 9)a
    Active index10.6 ± 5.03.7 ± 2.16.9 (4.1 to 9.7)0.000
    Chronic index0.7 ± 0.51.7 ± 0.7−1.0 (−1.8 to −0.1)0.028
Not CR (n = 6)b
    Active index7.3 ± 2.64.5 ± 4.72.8 (−4.2 to 9.8)0.346
    Chronic index1.6 ± 0.54.2 ± 2.3−2.5 (−4.7 to −0.3)0.032
  • a Patients who achieved complete remission.

  • b Patients who did not achieve complete remission.