Table 1.

Baseline characteristics (n=117)

All (n=117)Paris (n=20)Nijmegen (n=77)Manchester (n=20)
Sex (male/female)91/2613/764/1314/6
Age at diagnosis (yr)51±1654±1951±1647±11
Serum creatinine (μmol/L)95 (51–320)97 (61–259)95 (51–320)91 (60–261)
Serum albumin (g/L)22.5±6.317.3±7.023.4±5.724.8±4.6
Proteinuria (g/d)10.2 (3.6–37.9)9.0 (4.1–24.0)11.0 (3.6–37.9)9.2 (3.8–20.1)
eGFR (ml/min per 1.73 m2)73±2769±2573±2877±26
Interval Bx serum sample (mo)2 (−2 to 6)02 (0–6)1 (−2 to 5)
Follow-up (mo)54 (2–277)38 (9–104)56 (2–148)85 (4–277)
  • In the French cohort, all serum samples were collected at time of renal biopsy. One patient was from a non-Manchester UK cohort.5 Data are mean ± SD or median (range). eGFR was calculated using the MDRD formula. Bx, renal biopsy.