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The author would like to draw the reader's attention to an error in the following article:

Matthew A Roberts, Neil MacMillan, David L Hare, Sujiva Ratnaike, Ken Sikaris, Margaret B Fraenkel and Francesco L Ierino. Cardiac troponin levels in asymptomatic patients on the renal transplant waiting list. Nephrology 2006; 11: 471–476.

On page 473, the levels of Apolipoprotein A and Apolipoprotein B were reported at the time of publication to be in g/L. However, the correct unit is mg/dL. The correct Table 1 is shown below:

Table 1.  Baseline characteristics of predialysis patients, dialysis patients (not listed for renal transplant and waiting list) and renal transplant recipients
 Predialysis (n = 64)Dialysis, not listed (n = 82)Dialysis, waiting list (n = 26)Renal transplant (n = 80)P-value (across groups)
  • P < 0.001 versus transplant.

  • † 

    P < 0.01 versus dialysis, not listed.

  • ‡ 

    P < 0.01 versus predialysis.

  • § 

    P < 0.05 versus dialysis, waiting list.

  • ¶ 

    P < 0.05 versus dialysis, not listed. ASCVD, history of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease; BP, blood pressure; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; IQR, interquartile range; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

Age (years, mean ± SD)65.2 ± 13.0*66.1 ± 13.3*50.2 ± 11.252.6 ± 10.6<0.001
Sex – male, n (%)46 (72)45 (55)19 (73)53 (66)0.122
Cholesterol (mmol/L)4.8 ± 1.44.5 ± 1.25.0 ± 1.85.3 ± 1.20.002
Triglyceride (mmol/L)2.3 ± 1.42.3 ± 1.42.5 ± 2.32.0 ± 1.00.304
LDL-C (mmol/L)2.5 ± 1.02.4 ± 0.92.6 ± 1.22.9 ± 0.90.004
HDL-C (mmol/L)1.41 ± 0.551.22 ± 0.46*1.35 ± 0.501.61 ± 0.49<0.001
Apolipoprotein A (mg/dL)129.5 ± 26.2112.2 ± 22.3*§127.1 ± 27.1135.7 ± 22.9<0.001
Apolipoprotein B (mg/dL)78.8 ± 24.774.7 ± 23.981.7 ± 33.083.0 ± 22.20.124
Systolic BP (mmHg)132 ± 20146 ± 24*144 ± 22129 ± 14§<0.001
Diastolic BP (mmHg)76 ± 1076 ± 1285 ± 1277 ± 6§<0.001
Pulse pressure (mmHg)57 ± 1870 ± 21*61 ± 1551 ± 13<0.001
Diabetes, n (%)27 (42)*20 (24)2 (8)11 (14)<0.001
Previous ASCVD, n (%)24 (38)*§30 (37)*§4 (15)10 (13)0.001
CRP, mg/L, median (IQR)4.0 (1.8–8.1)6.2 (3.7–14.5)*1.6 (1.0–5.0)2.1 (0.6–4.6)<0.001
Albumin, g/L40.4 ± 4.237.1 ± 4.0*38.8 ± 4.840.8 ± 4.0<0.001
Haemoglobin, g/L124 ± 17120 ± 12125 ± 10130 ± 190.002

The authors apologize for this error and any confusion it may have caused.