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Table 2 Comparison of kidney growth and function between SGA and AGA neonates

From: Are low birth weight neonates at risk for suboptimal renal growth and function during infancy?

  SGA AGA
Combined renal volume (cm3)
Birth 13.25 ± 3.54 (n = 58) 18.14 ± 5.31* (n = 106)
6 months 30.11 ± 7.92 (37) 35.19 ± 9.93* (61)
18- 24 months 45.58 ± 13.16 (24) 57.83 ± 16.07* (40)
Cystatin GFR (ml/m2/min)
Birth 50.21 ± 6.73 (55) 78.39 ± 30.27* (75)
6 months 62.96 ± 12.63 (38) 71.67 ± 14.97 *(58)
18- 24 months 77.58 ± 16.24 (21) 79.47 ± 19.39 (*33)
Micro albuminuria (mg/L)†
6 months 12.84 ± 10.35 (37) 12.73 ± 10.80 (55)
18- 24 months 12.56 ± 6.03 (21) 9.29 ± 5.24 (36)
  1. Reported as mean ± SD; *p < 0.05, using an independent t test between SGA and AGA groups
  2. † − comparison of microalbuminuria was done using Mann–Whitney U test