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Table 1 General clinical characteristics of 61 cases of elderly NDMM patients

From: Analysis of clinical features, treatment response, and prognosis among 61 elderly newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients: a single-center report

Characteristics Overall Groups
Age (years) 72.5 (n = 61) A (≥65, n = 37) B (≥75, n = 24)
Gender
 Male 38 (62.3 %) 23 (62.2 %) 14 (37.8)
 Female 23 (37.7 %) 14 (37.8 %) 10 (41.7)
Calcium >11 mg/dl 4 (6.6 %) 2 (5.4 %) 2 (8.3 %)
Creatinine >2.0 mg/dl 12 (19.67 %) 7 (18.9 %) 5 (20.8 %)
Hemoglobin <10 g//L 48 (78.7 %) 28 (75.7 %) 20 (83.3 %)
Bone lesions 58 (95.1 %) 35 (94.6 %) 23 (95.8 %)
M component at diagnosis
 Ig G 29 (47.5 %) 16 (43.2 %) 13 (54.2 %)
 Ig A 16 (26.2 %) 11 (29.7 %) 5 (20.8 %)
 Ig D 2 (3.3 %) 2 (5.4 %) 0
 Light chain 13 (21.3 %) 8 (21.6 %) 5 (20.8 %)
 Non-secretory 1 (1.6 %) 0 1 (4.2 %)
Stage of ISS
 I 1 (1.6 %) 0 1 (4.2 %)
 II 20 (32.8 %) 13 (35.1 %) 7 (29.2 %)
 III 40 (65.6 %) 24 (64.9 %) 16 (66.7 %)
MM with EMP 19 (31.2 %) 12 (32.4 %) 7 (29.2 %)
Abnormal genetics testing
 G-banded karyotype testing 4 (6.6 %) 3 (11.5 %) 1 (3.8 %)
 FISH 13 (21.3 %) 7 (26.9 %) 5 (19.2 %)