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Table 1 Clinical and histological features of patients treated by steroids or combination of steroids with CsA, at presentation.

From: Corticosteroids vs. corticosteroids plus cycloporin A in adult minimal changes disease

Feature Steroid
(n = 10)
Steroid+CsA
(n = 8)
P
Gender (M/F) 5/5 3/5 NS
Age (years) 39 ± 14 44 ± 18 NS
Blood pressure (mmHg) 135/83 137/86 NS
Serum creatinin (mg/dl) 0.95 ± 0.4 1.0 ± 0.2 NS
Albumin (g/L) 23 ± 3 22 ± 6 NS
Urinary protein (g/24 h) 10 ± 5 9 ± 9 NS
Glomerulosclerosis (%) 10 ± 7 10.5 ± 4 NS
Interstitial fibrosis (absent/present) 8/2 7/1 NS
Interstitial edema (absent/present) 0/10 0/8 NS
Tubular atrophy (absent/present) 8/2 5/3 NS
Vascular hyalinosis (absent/present) 6/4 5/3 NS