Table 2.

Rejection, graft loss, steroid exposure and metabolic profile comparison

ESWCSMP
Biopsy proven rejection20% (n = 12)26% (14)0.509
Time to rejection (days)63 (14 to 1258)205 (6 to 1285)0.819
Type of rejection
    acute cellular rejection92% (11)72% (10)0.330
    acute antibody mediated rejection8% (1)28% (4)0.330
Graft loss7% (4)15% (8)0.231
Cause for current graft loss
    rejection25% (1)50% (4)0.575
    BK nephropathy25% (1)0
    death with functioning graft50% (2)50% (4)1.00
Cumulative steroid exposure prior to recent Tx (days)3834 (3 to 10,105)3600 (8 to 12,784)0.552
Cause of prior graft loss
    chronic transplant glomerulopathy68% (40)79% (43)0.363
    rejection17% (10)13% (7)0.839
    glomerulonephritis5% (3)4% (2)0.934
    others10% (6)4% (2)0.408
Metabolic Profile
    systolic blood pressure (mmHg)128 + 12129 + 170.792
    diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)72 + 1274 + 110.314
    serum albumin (gm/dl)4 + 0.53.7 + 0.50.005
    fasting blood glucose (mg/dl)104 + 27101 + 300.741
    serum cholesterol (mg/dl)154 + 33153 + 340.866
    serum LDL (mg/dl)84 + 2980 + 220.457
    post transplant diabetes mellitus1.6% (1)11% (6)0.051
    anti lipid therapy44% (26)70% (38)0.007
    no. of blood pressure medications1.8 + 12.6 + 1.30.004
    bisphosphonate therapy10% (6)35% (19)0.010