Table 1

Clinical data of patients with MM

CharacteristicsPatients
Number23
Gender
 Male14 (61%)
 Female9 (39%)
Age (year)67 (45–76)
Types of MMIgG (12), IgM (1), IgA (3), light-chain (6), non-secretory (1)
Stage of pretreatment (ISS)
 I8 (35%)
 II9 (39%)
 III6 (26%)
Bone scanning of pretreatment
 Group A3 (13%)
 Group B20 (87%)
Parameters of pretreatment
 Creatinine clearance >30 mL/min13 (57%)
 Creatinine clearance ≤30 mL/min10 (43%)
 Hemoglobin ≥100 g/L9 (39%)
 Hemoglobin <100 g/L14 (61%)
 Calcium >2.75 mmol/L14 (61%)
 Calcium ≤2.75 mmol/L9 (39%)
  • ISS, International Staging System; MM, multiple myeloma.