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Table 2 Levels of urinary Fetuin-A correlate with ADPKD progression

From: Urine Fetuin-A is a biomarker of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease progression

Early ADPKD V 0 V 1 V 2 V 3 V 4
Time (months) 0 6 12 18 24
Cases (n) 19 19 19 19 19
Fetuin-A [μg/L]* 71.6 ± 43.7 95.6 ± 47.8 114.3 ± 65.3 136.1 ± 56.7 150.7 ± 66.4
p-value n.s. n.s. n.s. 0.014 0.0001
Fetuin-A [μg/mmol creatinine]* 13.9 ± 9.6 17.1 ± 13.8 19.6 ± 14.6 24.3 ± 16.3 27.7 ± 16.7
p-value n.s. n.s. n.s. 0.021 0.003
  1. *Data are presented as mean ± SD. One-way ANOVA followed by Bonferroni’s test was used for comparison (p < 0.05) for both Fetuin-A and Fetuin-A/Creatinine ratio. n.s., not significant.