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Table 3 Descriptive statistics and results of the Mann-Whitney U test of MGV calculated on the cat 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 6 36 ± 15.73 33.15 20.04–62.54 46.77 ± 22.05 46.43 17.86–110.97
Glomerulosclerosis 10 51.41 ± 32.67 49.92 17.86–110.97 41.23 ± 11.8 43.25 17.86–110.97
Proximal tubular lipidosis 24 47.79 ± 22,76 46.67 17.76–110.97 34.16 ± 10.57 33.83 22.94–48.57
Tubular atrophy 5 34.75 ± 7.87 34.19 24.5–46.67 46.6 ± 22.46 46.18 17.86–110.97
Fibrosis* 2 104.9 ± 8.52 104.9 98.84–110.97 40.32 ± 13.72 43.25 17.86–62.54
Tubular vacuolar *degeneration 15 56.18 ± 21.93 51.27 23.64–110.97 33.06 ± 12.54 34.06 17.86–62.54
Glomerular atrophy 9 41.6 ± 10.18 43.61 22.94–54.8 45.92 ± 24.5 44.13 17.86–110.97
Interstitial nephritis* 5 75.77 ± 27.24 60.01 49.67–110.97 38.39 ± 13.15 37.57 17.86–62.54
Glomerulonephritis* 2 18.76 ± 1.2 18.76 17.86–19.67 46.47 ± 20.64 45.15 20.05–110.97
  1. *Statistically significant differences –p < 0,05