Table 2.

Presentation of recurrent iMN compared with data for patients without recurrent disease (12-month data)

VariablePatients with Recurrent iMNPatients without RecurrencePa
Serum creatinine (mg/dl)1.93 ± 0.851.71 ± 0.59NS
Serum BUN (mg/dl)30.9 ± 9.227.6 ± 13.0NS
Estimated GFR (ml/min per 1.73 m2)b44.27 ± 18.3446.38 ± 15.17NS
Serum total protein (g/dl)5.8 ± 1.67.2 ± 0.4<0.001
Serum albumin (g/dl)3.5 ± 0.74.5 ± 0.4<0.001
Serum cholesterol (mg/dl)250 ± 130194 ± 52NS
Proteinuria (g/24 h or g/g creatinine)6.18 ± 2.77 or 2.70 ± 1.980.44 ± 0.60<0.001
  • NS = P > 0.05. BUN, blood urea nitrogen.

  • a Values obtained at diagnosis of recurrence were compared with values obtained 1 year after transplantation in patients without recurrence.

  • b The GFR was calculated using the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) formula.