Table 1

Measures of renal function and nephrosis in relation to different interventions

Intervention Serum urea (mmol/l) Serum creatinine (μmol/l) Urinary Pr/Cr ratio Serum albumin (g/l) GFR ml/min/1.73 m2
Presentation5.04512 00025
Oral steroids14.66014 0202775
Intravenous steroids19.05518 37919
Cyclophosphamide6.5507 80022
Cyclosporin11.71022 45328
Peritoneal dialysis15.3428540308
Renal transplant17.4615433
Post-transplant
 5 weeks14.6514634
 1 year4.7321833
 4 years8.7392035
  • GFR = glomerular filtration rate; Pr/Cr = protein/creatinine ratio.