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Table 1 Measurements of kidney function in the patients studied

From: The association of glycogen synthase kinase-3beta (GSK-3β) gene polymorphism with kidney function in long-term lithium-treated bipolar patients

  Total Men Women
  N= 78 N= 25 N= 53
Urine specific gravity 1,013 ± 0.007 1,013 ± 0.008 1,013 ± 0.008
Serum creatinine (mg/dl) 0.95 ± 0.25 1.18 ± 0.28 0.83* ± 0.17
Estimated glomerular filtration rate (ml/min/1.73 m2) 71 ± 14 67 ± 18 73 ± 12
Serum neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (ng/ml) 300 ± 118 326 ± 112 287 ± 119
Urine beta2-microglobulin (μg/ml) 0.18 ± 0.19 0.20 ± 0.20 0.17 ± 0.18
  1. Values are expressed as means ± SD. *p < 0.001, significant difference between male and female patients (t test).