Table 3.

Serum creatinine concentrations before and after stent placement

Kidney Function before Stent PlacementSerum Creatinine Concentration (μM)
<12 Mo.At Stent Placement12 Mo after Stent PlacementLatest Follow-up Examination
aP = 0.036, compared with value at stent placement.
Stable (n = 26)
median153155159154
25-75%131-175130-180132-212129-212
Deteriorating (n = 30)
median132182154a157
25-75%116-166135-270127-225132-233