Table1.

Clinical characteristics of the study population

CharacteristicValue
Patients, n147
Age, yr (mean±SD)48±17
Male sex, n (%)51 (35%)
Black race, n (%)55 (37%)
Hypertension, n (%)78 (53%)
Diabetes, n (%)24 (16%)
Systolic BP, mm Hg (mean±SD)134±17
Diastolic BP, mm Hg (mean±SD)81±12
Heart rate/min (mean±SD)78±15
Prebiopsy hemoglobin, g/dl (mean±SD)12.3±2.0
Prebiopsy platelet count (× 1000/mm3)241±72
eGFR (ml/min per 1.73 m2)43±18
Urine protein/creatinine ratio2.3±3.3
Kidney pathology, n (number of patients)
 Diabetic nephropathy11
 Lupus nephritis23
 Primary GN55
 ATN10
 AIN2
 Thin basement membrane disease29
 Myeloma3
 Fabry disease5
 Other9
  • ATN, acute tubular necrosis; AIN, acute interstitial nephritis.