Table 4.

Correlation coefficients between serum creatinine at hospital discharge at biopsy time, at 1 yr, and at 2 yr with CADI scores in donor biopsies, in 6-mo biopsies and ΔCADIa

Donor CADICADI at 6 MoΔCADI
Creatinine at discharge0.214 (P = 0.0125)b0.324 (P < 0.0001)b0.211 (P = 0.0087)b
Creatinine at 6 mo0.169 (P = 0.049)b0.26 (P = 0.0012)b0.192 (P = 0.0176)b
Creatinine at 12 mo0.15 (P = 0.067)0.277 (P = 0.0006)b0.199 (P = 0.0137)b
Creatinine at 24 mo0.286 (P = 0.0005)b0.286 (P = 0.0005)b0.213 (P = 0.0097)b
  • a CADI, Chronic Allograft Damage Index; ΔCADI, difference between CADI score in protocol biopsies and CADI score in donor biopsies.

  • b Kendall’s τ correlation coefficient with statistical significant P values. P < 0.05 is considered significant.