Table 5 Ocular GVHD in 38 patients with systemic chronic GVHD

From: Ocular findings and ocular graft-versus-host disease after allogeneic stem cell transplantation without total body irradiation

  oGVHD by BCP (n = 27) No oGVHD by BCP (n = 11) Sensitivity/specificity (%) Negative/positive predictive value (%) Kappa statistic (κ)
oGVHD by ICCGVHD criteriaa 21 0 78/100 65/100 0.67
oGVHD by NIH criteriaa 21b 2 88/82 75/91 0.68
  1. BCP best clinical practice, cGVHD chronic graft-vs-host disease, ICCGVHD International Chronic Ocular Graft-vs-Host-Disease Consensus Group, NIH National Institutes of Health, oGVHD ocular graft-vs-host disease
  2. aAgreement between oGVHD by NIH and ICCGVHD: κ = 0.70
  3. blacking Schirmer’s in three patients (pain)