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Table 5 Follow-up Data

From: Bronchiectasis diagnosed after renal transplantation: a retrospective multicenter study

Variables Total (n = 46)
Medical decision at the time of diagnosis  
 MPA withdrawal 3
 Immunoglobulin replacement therapy 3
Follow-up after diagnosis (months) 36.3 ± 33.3 [1–150]
Cough and chronic sputum 20 (43.5)
Respiratory tract infections 17 (37.0)
 Number of episodes of acute bronchitis per year 0.2 ± 0.5 [0–2]
 Number of episodes of pneumonitis per year 0.07 ± 0.2 [0–0.6]
Subsequent medical decision (n = 45)  
 Unchanged 35
 MPA withdrawal 8
 Immunoglobulin replacement therapy 3
Death 6 (13 %)
 Interval between diagnosis of bronchiectasis and death (years) 5.3 ± 4.4 [1.2–11.0]
 Respiratory causes 0 (0)
  1. Data are expressed as frequency (percentage) or mean ± standard deviation [minimum, maximum]