Table 1: Clinical characteristics of the study group.

Demographic and clinical parametersTotal ()

Age (years)*46.3 ± 16.1 (18–80)
Sex (% male)37 (52.9%)
Creatinine (mg/dL)*2.6 ± 1.2 (1.20–8.35)
eGFR* (mL/min/1.73 m2)28.6 ± 10.8 (8–50)
Hb* (g/dL)10.9 ± 1.95 (7.10–16.90)
Serum albumin (g/dL)*3.6 ± 0.5 (1.70–4.60)
Smokers15 (21.4%)
Diabetes7 (10%)

eGFR: estimated glomerular filtration rate; Hb: hemoglobin; *values as mean ± standard deviation.