Table 4.

Performance of the GFRTs in relationship to eGFR and lesions

Correlation CoefficientsGFRT NegativeGFRT Positive
Histologic lesions (Banff scores)a
    g0.09−0.10
    cg0.030.03
    i0.33**−0.32**
    ci0.29**−0.20**
    t0.16−0.19*
    ct0.29**−0.20*
    v−0.02−0.02
    cv−0.090.17*
    ah−0.17*0.21*
    mm0.170.05
    ptc0.07−0.08
Renal function
    eGFR at biopsy−0.54**0.50**
    Functional deterioration from baseline (delta eGFR)−0.28**−0.30**
  • a g-score, glomerulitis; cg-score, glomerulopathy; i-score, inflammation; ci-score, interstitial fibrosis; t-score, tubulitis; ct-score, tubular atrophy; v-score, intimal arteritis; cv-score, vascular fibrous intimal thickening; ah-score, arteriolar hyaline thickening; mm-score, mesangial matrix increase; ptc-score, peritubular capillaritis.

  • * P < 0.05;

  • ** P < 0.01.