Table 4.

Correlation of renal function with percentage of fibrosis measured by each technique

TechniqueSirius Red PolarizedSirius Red UnpolarizedCollagen IIITrichrome-PASVisual % Fibrous AreaVisual % Fibrotic Cortex
Serum Cr (mg/dl)0.0040.21a0.260.120.250.32a
eGFR CKD-EPI (ml/min per 1.73 m2)0.070.45a0.50a0.070.38a0.42a
eGFR MDRD (ml/min per 1.73 m2)0.020.43a0.42a0.050.35a0.41a
eGFR Cockcroft-Gault (ml/min)0.040.220.29a0.36a0.250.28a
  • Coefficient of determination (R2) between the creatinine, the mean eGFR using three methods, and the average of % fibrosis measurements by each method in 2 days for 15 samples.

  • a0.05 > P > 0.001.