Table 1

Patient characteristics

Patient characteristicsNo. of patients
Total32
Sex
 Male19
 Female (pre/postmenopausal)13 (0/13)
Age
 Median63
 Range46–87
Type of myeloma
 IgA 5
 IgG25
 Bence-Jones-myeloma 2
Durie and Salmon Stage
 Stage I25
 Stage II 1
 Stage III 6
MRI
 Normal18
 Focal/diffuse/focal and diffuse 3/5/6
ICTP
 ≤Normal19
 >Normal13