Table 2

 Laboratory findings in the two groups

VariablesFirst biopsySecond biopsy
Group I (n = 9)Group II (n = 12)Group I (n = 9)Group II (n = 12)
No differences between the two groups.
Values are mean (SEM).
*p<0.01 compared with the first biopsy.
CCr, creatinine clearance.
Proteinuria (g/m2/day)4.6 (1.4)5.4 (1.3)0.1 (0.03)*0.5 (0.1)*
Albumin (g/l)30 (2.0)32 (3.0)44 (1.0)*42 (1.0)*
Creatinine (mg/l)6.0 (1.0)7.0 (1.0)5.0 (1.0)7.0 (1.0)
CCr (ml/min/1.73 m2)82.0 (6.1)109.0 (10.2)117.0 (22.1)104.9 (7.7)