Table 1

Patients characteristics and renal findings on biopsy
Age (years) 41 (33 – 46)
Male – n (%) 15 (62.5%)
Self-reported time after initiation of IVDU (years) 22 (13 – 30)
Self-reported duration of IVDU in years 17 (8 – 25)
History of opioid maintenance therapy 12 (50%)
Chronic hepatitis B 1 (4.2%)
Past HBV exposure 7 (29.2%)
Chronic hepatitis C 21 (87.5%)
HIV infection 10 (41.7%)
Renal disease by biopsy-findings – n (%)
 AA-amyloidosis 12 (50.0%)
 Membranoproliferative GN Type I 5 (20.8)
 Nephrosclerosis 2 (8.3%)
 Extracapillary proliferative GN 2 (8.3%)
 Focal segmental Glomerulosclerosis 1 (4.2%)
 Chronic tubulointerstitial nephritis 1 (4.2%)
 Lupus nephritis Class IV 1 (4.2%)

Variables are expressed as median and interquartile-range (IQR) or as proportions as appropriate.

Jung et al.

Jung et al. BMC Nephrology 2012 13:151   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-13-151

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