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Table 6 Clinical and laboratory evaluation during follow up-1 month after discharge

From: A retrospective study to assess the evaluation of living related kidney donors and their outcomes following nephrectomy at Kenyatta National Hospital

Variable Mean (SD) Median (IQR) Min-Max
Pulse 72.8 (8.4) 70.0 (68.0–76.0) 60.0–101.0
 Respiratory rate 22.3 (5.6) 22.0 (20.0–23.0) 18.0–70.0
 Weight 65.5 (10.6) 65.5 (58.0–65.0) 58.0–73.0
 Estimation of GFR 93.7 (8.1) 90.6 (89.6–99.3) 76.0–140.0
Laboratory
 Urea 6.2 (8.2) 4.7 (3.9–6.3) 2.1–64.0
 Creatinine 106.4 (17.0) 106.0 (90.0–124.0) 66.0–130.0
 Na+ 137.4 (3.5) 136.0 (136.0–139.0) 128.0–149.0
 K+ 4.2 (0.4) 4.1 (3.9–4.6) 3.4–5.1
 Ca+ 2.3 (0.2) 2.4 (2.3–2.5) 1.5–2.6
 Po4 1.3 (0.3) 1.3 (1.1–1.5) 0.9–1.9
 AST 36.0 (6.2) 36.0 (32.0–41.0) 15.0–47.0
 ALT 26.7 (8.0) 26.0 (21.0–32.0) 9.0–47.0
 ALP 46.5 (18.9) 45.5 (35.5–54.0) 13.0–99.0
 GGT 48.3 (15.3) 46.0 (40.0–60.0) 21.0–120.0
 Total biliburin 14.7 (6.3) 13.9 (12.1–15.8) 9.6–54.0
 Direct bilirubin 5.89 (2.2) 6.0 (4.6–6.4) 2.1–17.1
 Albumin 38.4 (3.2) 38.0 (36.0–40.0) 34.0–50.0
 Total protein 69.0 (7.4) 69.0 (64.0–74.0) 50.0–84.0
 WBC 7.2 (2.2) 6.9 (5.1–8.9) 4.1–13.6
 Hb 12.1 (1.3) 12.1 (11.2–12.9) 9.7–15.3
 Platelet count 312.9 (73.7) 307.0 (264.0–384.0) 182.0–456.0
  1. One month after discharge following the donor nephrectomy, the patients were seen at the nephrology clinic where their clinical and laboratory parameters pertaining to renal function and general wellbeing were performed. They were largely normal indicating a functioning level that was not affected by the nephrectomy at least as per that point of follow up
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