Table 2.

Biopsy outcomes

Kidney tissue obtained, %98.6
Adequate tissue for diagnosis, %96.9
No. of glomeruli28.3±0.9 (0–100)
No. of attempts3.56±0.07 (1–10)
No. of successful attempts2.54±0.04 (1–5)
Blood hemoglobin, g/dl
 Prebiopsy11.2±0.1
 Postbiopsy10.9±0.1
 Change−0.3±0.03 (−4.3–2.6)
Major complication, %1.7
  • Postbiopsy hemoglobin level was measured the morning after the biopsy.