Table 1

Demographic and renal characteristics of the patients at inclusion

Mean age (±SEM)37.4±10.7
N patients with no previous renal BILAG A6
N patient with one previous renal BILAG A69
N patients with two previous renal BILAG A25
N patients with three or more previous renal BILAG A5
Renal histology during the previous flares
Class II4
Class III22 (2 of whom also had class V)
Class IV77 (4 of whom also had class V)
 IV (G)26
 IV (S)22
 IV (not determined)29
Class V9
No biopsy16
Patients with GFR<60 mL/min17
  • BILAG, British Isles Lupus Assessment Group index.