TABLE 7

Comparison of baseline biopsy parameters by study sites

VariableMinneapolisMontrealParisP
n8511741
GBM width415 ± 86430 ± 67449 ± 810.0565
Vv(Mes/glom)0.22 ± 0.040.22 ± 0.050.19 ± 0.050.0008
Vv(MM/glom)0.10 ± 0.030.10 ± 0.030.10 ± 0.030.5229
Vv(MC/glom)0.10 ± 0.020.09 ± 0.020.07 ± 0.02<0.0001
Sv(PGBM/glom)0.14 ± 0.020.15 ± 0.020.14 ± 0.020.0082
GlomVol*1.48 ± 0.931.54 ± 1.131.31 ± 0.840.2038
TFS*0.20 ± 0.230.23 ± 0.190.19 ± 0.110.0182
Vv(Int/cortex)0.10 ± 0.030.09 ± 0.030.09 ± 0.020.3415
  • Data are means ± SD.

  • *

    * n = Minneapolis (68), Montreal (109), and Paris (19);

  • n = Minneapolis (68), Montreal (109), and Paris (27).