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Table 5 Comparative analysis of disease spectrum N (%)

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

  18G 16G p
IgA nephropathy 25 (34.72%) 62 (31.31%) 0.659
Membranous nephropathy 12 (16.67%) 42 (21.21%) 0.493
Minimal change disease 3 (4.17%) 20 (10.10%) 0.145
Lupus Nephritis 10 (16.67%) 15 (7.58%) 0.038
Diabetic nephropathy 5 (6.94%) 10 (5.05%) 0.554
FSGS 2 (2.78%) 8 (4.04%) 1
Mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis 1 (1.39%) 6 (3.03%) 0.679
Crescentic glomerulonephritis 4 (5.56%) 3 (1.52%) 0.084
Acute tubulointerstitial injury 2 (2.78%) 7 (3.54%) 1
Hypertension nephropathy 2 (2.78%) 1 (0.51%) 0.174
Chronic sclerosing glomerulonephritis 3 (4.17%) 2 (1.01%) 0.12
Endocapillary proliferative glomerulonephritis 1 (1.39%) 2 (1.01%) 1
Anaphylatic purpura nephritis 1 (1.39%) 1 (0.51%) 0.463
Othersa 1 (1.39%) 19 (9.6%) 0.019
  1. aOthers: minor glomerular abnormalities, renal amyloidosis, ischemic renal injury, immunotactoid glomerulopathy, idiopathic nodular mesangial sclerosis, transplant nephropathy, thrombotic microvascular disease due to scleroderma, Alport syndrome, focal necrotic glomerulonephritis