Table 3.

Relapse-free rates after a standard or long regimen in patients with steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome

Study GroupTime (mo)
6 (%)12 (%)18 (%)24 (%)
This studya (standard, n=145)57444139
ISKDCb (MCNS; standard, n=218)4528
APNc (long 12 wk, n=34)766249
APNc (standard, n=37)513519
  • ISKDC, International Study of Kidney Disease in Children; MCNS, minimal change nephrotic syndrome; APN, Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Pädiatrische Nephrologie.

  • a Data analyzed by the Kaplan–Meier method.

  • b From reference 8.

  • c From reference 16.