Table 6.

Prognostic significance of patient characteristics for renal outcome

VariableComplete renal remission, OR (95% CI)
UnivariateP ValueMultivariateP Value
Clinico-biologic parameters
 Isolated decrease of C4 level, n (%)3.17 (1.15 to 8.73)0.065.45 (1.49 to 19.88)0.01
Histopathologic characteristics
 Arteriolosclerosis0.40 (0.14 to 1.11)0.08
 Arteriosclerosis0.30 (0.09 to 0.96)0.040.13 (0.03 to 0.67)0.01
 Moderate-to-severe interstitial fibrosis0.28 (0.07 to 1.11)0.070.18 (0.03 to 1.02)0.05
ESRD at the last follow-up, HR (95% CI)
UnivariateP ValueMultivariateP Value
Clinico-biologic parameters
 Skin involvement0.19 (0.04 to 0.87)0.03
 eGFR<30 ml/min per 1.73 m2 at diagnosis6.1 (1.16 to 31.95)0.03
 Dialysis at diagnosis21.02 (3.32 to 133.11)0.00149.55 (2.12 to 1155.80)0.02
 Proteinuria ≥3 g/d6.53 (0.78 to 54.67)0.088.42 (0.85 to 83.56)0.07
Histopathologic characteristics
 Intraluminal thrombi5.2 (0.86 to 31.45)0.07
 Extracapillary proliferation9.24 (1.54 to 55.48)0.028.97 (1.27 to 63.48)0.03
  • OR, odds ration; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval.