Table 1.

Presentation and outcome in myeloma-associated renal diseasea

Cast NephropathyLCDDAmyloidosisP
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Presenting features
    hemoglobin (g/dl)8.910.312.00.04
    calcium (mmol/L)2.52.172.11<0.001
    serum creatinine (mg/dl)7.14.72.7<0.001
    acute renal failure (%)48233<0.001
    nephrotic syndrome (%)101854<0.01
    Durie-Salmon stage 3 (%)56360
Outcome
    follow-up (mo)15 ± 2137 ± 6224 ± 25NS
    chronic dialysis (%)463240NS
    time to dialysis (mo)3 ± 518 ± 1915 ± 200.001
    median survival on dialysis (mo)64822<0.01
    total deaths (%)694154NS
  • a Data from reference (20). LCDD, light-chain deposition disease.