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Table 1 Baseline demographic and laboratory features in the 18G and 16G groups

From: Adequacy and complication rates of percutaneous renal biopsy with 18- vs. 16-gauge needles in native kidneys in Chinese individuals

  18G 16G p
Male 38 (53%) 114 (58%)  
Female 34 (47%) 84 (42%) 0.482
Age 41 ± 16 40 ± 16 0.756
Creatinine (μmol/L) 255 ± 242 216 ± 316 0.11
Hemoglobin(g/L) 116 ± 28 118 ± 26 0.394
Platelets number(*10E9/L) 231 ± 82 248 ± 88 0.084
PT 12 ± 1.8 13 ± 1.2 0.279
APTT 28 ± 5.5 29 ± 4.7 0.466
Proteinuria (g/24 h) 3.3 ± 4.3 3.2 ± 4.2 0.821
BMI (kg/m2) 24.73 ± 5.19 23.71 ± 4.29 0.991
  1. PT prothrombin time, APTT activated partial thromboplastin time