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Table 3 Association of renal dysfunction and anaemia severity in patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis

From: Anaemia is an essential complication of ANCA-associated renal vasculitis: a single center cohort study

Author Disorder Patient number Age (years) Patients with renal involvement (%) Serum creatinine (mg/dL) Haemoglobin (g/dL)
Riegersperger et al. [3] GPA (remission status) 36 58 ± 15 42% had pauci-immune crescentic glomerulonephritis (eGFR 40.6 ± 21.4 ml/min/1.73 m2) 13.0 ± 2.1
Hoffman et al. [2] GPA 158 41 (range, 9–78) 77 not available 11.1 (range, 5.0–15.1)
Flossmann et al. [27] ANCA-associated vasculitis 535 61 (49–69) not available 2.3 (1.1–5.6) 9.8 (8.6–11.5)
Crnogorac et al. [28] ANCA-associated vasculitis 81 61 (50–68) 100 3.6 (2.3–6.0) 9.8 (8.8–11.7)
Andreiana et al. [29] ANCA-associated vasculitis 75 60 (53–68) 100 5.0 (3.4–7.9) 8.5 (7.5–9.8)
Pu et al. [30] ANCA-associated vasculitis 123 62 ± 12 100 5.0 ± 3.8 8.3 ± 2.1
The present study ANCA-associated renal vasculitis 45 71 ± 7.8 100 3.2 (range, 1.0–11.7) 7.5 ± 1.3
  1. Values are shown as the median (interquartile range) or mean ± SD if not otherwise specified. Abbreviations: GPA Granulomatosis with polyangiitis, ANCA Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody, eGFR Estimated glomerular filtration rate