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Table 4 Response to treatment at 3 years

From: Combination therapy with rituximab, low-dose cyclophosphamide, and prednisone for idiopathic membranous nephropathy: a case series

Variable 1 year after RCP initiation (n = 10) 1 year after RCP completion (n = 10) P value
UPCR (g/g) 0.3 (0.2–0.7) 0.1 (0.1–0.2) 0.09
Albumin (mg/dL) 4.2 (4.0–4.4) 4.6 (4.3–4.7) 0.036
Creatinine (mg/dL) 1.0 (0.8–1.2) 1.1 (0.8–1.3) 0.11
  1. Data are presented as median (interquartile range) for the 10 patients with 1 year of treatment-free follow-up. Values 1 year after RCP initiation were compared to values 1 year after RCP completion with the Wilcoxon signed-rank test
  2. Abbreviations: UPCR urinary protein:creatinine ratio, RCP rituximab, cyclophosphamide, prednisone