Table 1.

Clinical characteristics of participants in a longitudinal bone biopsy study who underwent kidney transplantation

Clinical CharacteristicsKidney Transplant Recipients with Repeat Bone BiopsyKidney Transplant Recipients without Repeat Bone BiopsyKidney Transplant Recipients with Repeat Bone Biopsy
at Baselineat Baseline2 Years after Kidney Transplantation
n=27n=10n=27
Men22 (81)8 (80)
Median age [IQR], yr48 [41–60]58 [52–62]50 [43–62]
Hemodialysis12 (44)4 (40)
Diabetes9 (33)3 (30)11 (41)
Previous kidney transplantation4 (15)04 (15)
Previous parathyroidectomy4 (15)1 (10)6 (22)
Left ventricular hypertrophy17 (63)5 (50)17 (63)
Coronary artery disease4 (15)4 (40)5 (19)
CABG/PCI4 (15)4 (40)5 (19)
Heart failure2 (7)02 (7)
Occlusive arterial disease4 (15)2 (20)6 (22)
Smoking (current and previous)12 (44)3 (30)12 (44)
Transient ischemic attack/stroke4 (15)1 (10)6 (22)
Previous fracture5 (19)09 (33)
Calcium carbonate23 (85)9 (90)13 (48)
Noncalcium-containing phosphate binder12 (44)1 (10)2 (7)
Active vitamin D24 (89)7 (70)9 (33)
Cinacalcet2 (7)04 (15)
Bisphosphonate2 (7)1 (10)2 (7)
Calcineurin inhibitor0027 (100)
Current corticosteroid use2 (7)2 (20)4 (15)
  • Data are displayed as n (%) unless otherwise indicated. IQR, interquartile range; CABG/PCI, coronary artery bypass graft/percutaneous coronary intervention.