Table 3. Analysis of the vasculature in the early phase

Sham4d RK4d RK + ARB7d RK7d RK + ARB
a P < 0.05 versus sham.
b P < 0.05 versus matched time point RK (ANOVA).
Capillary lumina/100 tubules187.3 ± 8.9180.9 ± 16.9181.9 ± 11.1180.2 ± 12.5188.8 ± 15.9
Capillary rarefaction index (%)1.1 ± 0.82.3 ± 1.51.1 ± 1.12.8 ± 1.22.8 ± 1.8
Luminal area (microns2)84.2 ± 0.663.3 ± 7.5a73.7 ± 7.6ab57.7 ± 8.4a73.5 ± 5.7ab
Nuclear fluorescent signal density121.9 ± 4.388.8 ± 3.7a106.5 ± 8.9ab82.5 ± 5.2a104.3 ± 10.5ab