Table 5.

Characteristics stratified by histopathologic class: Treatment

TreatmentFocal (n=14)Crescentic (n=65)Mixed (n=23)Sclerotic (n=8)P Value
Intensive treatmenta8 (57)33 (51)16 (70)4 (50)0.46
Plasma exchange12 (86)53 (82)21 (91)5 (63)0.32
Cyclophosphamide13 (93)46 (71)23 (100)6 (75)<0.01
Corticosteroids14 (100)62 (95)23 (100)7 (88)0.33
Azathioprine4 (29)8 (12)6 (26)3 (38)0.11
Mycophenolate mofetil2 (14)7 (11)2 (9)1 (13)0.92
Rituximab3 (21)3 (5)4 (17)0 (0)0.06
  • Data are number (%), mean±SD, or median (interquartile range). Total, n=110 patients.

  • a Intensive treatment was defined as treatment consisting of at least seven plasma exchanges, corticosteroids, and cyclophosphamide, mycophenolate mofetil or rituximab.