Journal of Immunology Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Circulating Regulatory T-Cells in Monoclonal Gammopathies of Uncertain Significance and Multiple Myeloma: In Search of a Role

Table 1

Main patients’ characteristics at study entry.

MM (39 patients)MGUS (44 patients)

Age (years)
 (median; range)69 (37–90)65 (39–87)

Gender (number; %)
 Male18 (46%)25 (57%)
 Female21 (54%)19 (43%)

International staging system (ISS) (number; %)
 ISS-19 (23%)
 ISS-219 (49%)
 ISS-311 (28%)

MM/MGUS subtype (number; %)
 IgG28 (72%)32 (73%)
 IgA11 (28%)8 (18%)
 IgM4 (9%)

Serum M-protein (g/dL)
 (median; range)2.9 (2.1–5.3)1.1 (0.2–1.9)

Percentage of BM plasma cells
 (median; range)36 (23–85)7 (1–10)

BM: bone marrow; MM: multiple myeloma; MGUS: monoclonal gammopathies of uncertain significance.

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