TABLE 6

Comparison of patients with <5% GS and those with >5% GS

Variable<5%*>5%P
Duration of diabetes7.7 ± 4.110.8 ± 5.40.0047
GBM width425 ± 77475 ± 710.0104
Vv(Mes/glom)0.22 ± 0.040.25 ± 0.070.1124
Vv(MM/glom)0.10 ± 0.030.12 ± 0.050.1694
Vv(MC/glom)0.09 ± 0.020.10 ± 0.030.0406
Sv(PGBM/glom)0.14 ± 0.020.13 ± 0.030.0084
GlomVol1.48 ± 0.531.72 ± 0.450.0950
TFS0.21 ± 0.080.21 ± 0.050.8406
Vv(Int/cortex)0.09 ± 0.030.11 ± 0.030.0186
  • Data are means ± SD.

  • *

    * n = 207 except for GlomVol, TFS (n = 174), and Vv(Int/cortex) (n = 179);

  • n = 17 except for GlomVol, TFS, and Vv(Int/cortex) (n = 16).