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Table 1 Patient and laboratory characteristics at time of study

From: Androgen deficiency in male patients diagnosed with ANCA-associated vasculitis: a cause of fatigue and reduced health-related quality of life?

Characteristics All patients (number = 70)
Age at study (years), mean (SD) 59 (12)
Diagnosis to study (months), median (IQR) 79 (44 to 149)
Last relapse to study (months), median (IQR) 39 (19 to 68)
BVAS = 0, n 70
VDI, median (IQR) 3 (2 to 4)
Cum. CY (g.), median (IQR) 27.5 (17.2 to 57.8)
Cum. GC (g.), median (IQR) 15.3 (7.0 to 26.0)
TT (nmol/L), mean (SD) 13.8 (5.6)
FT (pmol/L), mean (SD) 256 (102)
SHBG (nmol/L), mean (SD) 39 (14)
Hb (mmol/L), mean (SD) 8.7 (1.0)
CRP (mg/L), median (IQR) <5 (<5 to 6)
CC (ml/min), mean (SD) 90 (30)
  1. BVAS, Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score; CC, creatinine clearance; CRP, C-reactive protein; Cum. CY, cumulative cyclophosphamide; Cum. GC, cumulative glucocorticoid; FT, free testosterone; Hb, hemoglobin; SHBG, sex hormone-binding globulin; TT, total testosterone; VDI, Vasculitis Damage Index.