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Table 1 Descriptive statistics and results of the Mann-Whitney U test of MGV calculated on the dog samples classified on the basis of histopathological lesions

From: Relationship of diagnostic accuracy of renal cortical echogenicity with renal histopathology in dogs and cats, a quantitative study

   Presence of the considered lesion Absence of the considered lesion
Histological changes No. of samples Mean ± SD Median Range Mean ± SD Median Range
No relevant findings 21 49.88 ± 18.7 41.24 26.9–93.8 47.96 ± 21.42 38.76 16.16–94.76
Glomerulosclerosis 33 47.79 ± 22.88 37.7 16.1–94.7 48,68 ± 18.67 41.36 25.47–93.08
Tubular atrophy* 11 66.8 ± 21.78 66.94 31.42–94.76 44.93 ± 18.63 37.77 16.13–93.08
Fibrosis 12 51.83 ± 27.68 44.54 20.23–94.76 47.53 ± 19.04 40.07 16.16–93.08
Glomerular atrophy 10 48.16 ± 20.94 41.16 25.69–77.35 48.29 ± 20.76 40.91 16.16–94.76
Interstitial nephritis 23 48.94 ± 22.61 44.03 20.23–94.76 47.96 ± 19.76 39.54 16.16–93.08
Glomerulonephritis 9 37.34 ± 8.75 35.52 25.69–49.36 49.83 ± 21.31 41.63 16.16–94.76
Neoplasia 5 33.05 ± 6.7 33.69 25.47–41.63 49.20 ± 20.81 44.03 16.16–94.76
  1. *Statistically significant differences –p < 0,05