TABLE 8

Comparison of baseline morphometric findings in diabetic patients with microalbuminuria and normoalbuminuria

MicroalbuminuriaNormoalbuminuriaP
n8213
GBM width510 ± 93425 ± 780.0029
Vv(Mes/glom)0.28 ± 0.070.22 ± 0.040.049
Vv(MM/glom)0.14 ± 0.050.10 ± 0.030.049
Vv(MC/glom)0.10 ± 0.030.09 ± 0.020.395
Sv(PGBM/glom)0.13 ± 0.030.14 ± 0.020.138
GlomVol*1.69 ± 0.991.50 ± 0.510.663
TFS*0.20 ± 0.130.21 ± 0.070.872
Vv(Int/cortex)0.10 ± 0.020.09 ± 0.030.589
  • Data are means ± SD.

  • *

    * n = 6 for microalbuminuria and 175 for normoalbuminuria;

  • n = 7 for microalbuminuria and 175 for normoalbuminuria.