Table 1.

Baseline analytical in control and allopurinol groups

Control Group (n = 56)Allopurinol Group (n = 57)
Age (years)71.4 ± 9.572.1 ± 7.9
C cystatine (mg/L)1.9 ± 0,71.9 ± 0.5
Serum creatinine (mg/dl)1.8 ± 0.61.7 ± 0.4
eGFR (ml/min per 1.73 m2)39.5 ± 12.440.6 ± 11.3
Uric acid (mg/dl)7.3 ± 1.67.9 ± 2.1
hsCRP (mg/L)3.4 (4.7)4.4 (4.5)
Serum fibrinogen (mg/dl)374 ± 78381 ± 79
ESR (mm/h)15 (21)17 (23)
Hemoglobin (g/dl)14.5 ± 4.613.6 ± 1.7
Serum albumin (g/dl)4.4 ± 0.34.3 ± 0.3
Albuminuria (mg/d)35 (47)36 (343)
  • Variables are expressed as a mean ± SD or median (interquartile range).

  • ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate.

  • No significant differences were observed between the different analyzed variables.