Table 2.

Peritubular capillary density in pre- and post-transplant biopsies in all study participants, patients with delayed graft function, and patients with immediate graft function

Peritubular Capillary DensitiesAll ParticipantsDelayed Graft FunctionImmediate Graft Function
Mean peritubular capillary density on the pretransplant biopsy, % (SD)a18.3 (5.0)15.4 (4.0)19.7 (4.8)
Mean peritubular capillary density on the post-transplant biopsy, % (SD)a13.9 (3.0)11.5 (2.0)15.1 (2.6)
Median change in peritubular capillary density (post-transplant density minus pretransplant density), % (IQR)−4.0 (−7.5 to −0.8)−3.7 (−6.6 to −0.8)−4.5 (−8.0 to −0.8)
  • IQR, interquartile range.

  • a P<0.001 for the difference in peritubular capillary density between patients with delayed graft function and patients with immediate graft function.