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Table 6 Significant Pearson’s correlations between renal measurements/ratios and serum creatinine, serum urea and urine specific gravity

From: Ultrasonographically determined renal values and comparisons to serum biochemistry renal variables in aged semi-captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)

  Renal measurement Serum creatinine
N = 27
Serum urea
N = 27
Urine SG
N = 24
r P value r P value r P value
Left kidney Length −0.66 < 0.0005 −0.39 0.043 0.54 0.006
Length:Size Index −0.66 < 0.0005 −0.52 0.006 0.60 0.002
Length:Ao d −0.65 < 0.0005 −0.54 0.006 0.50 0.017
Volume:Ao d −0.51 0.011 −0.62 0.001 0.39 NS
Volume:L6 −0.42 0.043 −0.58 0.003 0.35 NS
Length:L6 −0.60 0.002 −0.62 0.001 0.53 0.012
Cranial height −0.40 0.044 −0.25 NS 0.43 0.043
Volume −0.35 NS −0.55 0.006 0.38 NS
Right kidney Length −0.44 0.023 −0.31 NS 0.38 NS
Length:Size Index −0.53 0.006 −0.47 0.015 0.46 0.025
Length:Ao d −0.52 0.009 −0.48 0.017 0.40 NS
Length:L6 −0.46 0.025 −0.56 0.004 0.43 0.045
Volume:Ao d −0.36 NS −0.43 0.034 0.16 NS
  1. NS Not significant