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Table 1 Laboratory values

From: Renal thrombotic microangiopathy and podocytopathy associated with the use of carfilzomib in a patient with multiple myeloma

Variable (normal range) 2 months prior to biopsy At time of biopsy 2 months after biopsy
Hemoglobin (14–18 g/dL) 8.8 8.2 8.0
Platelets (140–440 k/cumm) 75 53 62
Serum Creatinine (0.6-1.3 mg/dL) 2.1 2.1 1.7
LDH (100–240 IU/L) NA 183 174
Haptoglobin (36–195 mg/dL) NA 23 5
Serum M-spike (g/dL) 1.06 0.78 1.18
Proteinuria (0–0.3 g/day) 0.33 2.6 1.0
albumin on UPEP (%) NA 53.3 49.3
M-spike on UPEP (%) NA 8.8 13.7
  1. Abbreviations: LDH, lactate dehydrogenase; NA, not available; UPEP, urine protein electrophoresis.