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Table 1 Comparison of β 2 M, MCP-1 & TGF- β 1 before and after pyeloplasty

From: Can urinary biomarkers be used in the outcome assessment of pyeloplasty in children?

Parameters Preoperative mean
N = 72
Postoperative mean
N = 72
Statistical significance
β2M/Ucr 3.94 ± 4.06 3.12 ± 3.95 P =  < 0.003*
MCP-1/Ucr 96.63 ± 117.68 25.29 ± 32.07 P =  < 0.001*
TGF-β1/Ucr 310.65 ± 423.87 109.96 ± 118.73 P =  < 0.001*
  1. β2M beta 2-microglobulin, MCP-1 monocyte chemotactic peptide-1, TGF-β1 transforming growth factor-beta-1, Ucr urinary creatinine
  2. *Paired t test