Table 1: Comparison of cystatin C levels measured at the time of diagnosis and before IV cycle of chemotherapy in patients with partial or complete remission.

GroupNo.Median and range
(ng/mL)
Wilcoxon ZP
Time of diagnosisBefore IV chemotherapy

All patientsa40944,63
(562,47–1594,30)
890,07
(618,0–1415,20)
0,025

Aggressive 34944,63
(562,47–1594,30)
887,46
(618,0–1415,20)
0,025
 Extranodal19931,30
(562,47–1594,30)
995,76
(698,38–1415,20)
−1,087
0,277
 Nodal 15957,96
(599,45–1451,60)
823,36
(618,0–1182,90)
−1,8740,061

Statistically significant difference.
aTotal group of patients.