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Table 3 Renal biopsy section evaluated with the Oxford classification (MEST)

From: TWEAK/Fn14 system and crescent formation in IgA nephropathy

Oxford classification IgAN patients, uTWEAK P value a
n (%) (pg/mgCr, median, IQR)
M 0 59 (50.9) 92.1 (64.5, 136.7) 0.49
1 57 (49.1) 96.4 (66.6, 154.8)
E 0 77 (66.4) 87.3 (64.7, 141.1) 0.18
1 39 (33.6) 106.0 (67.8, 160.1)
S 0 62 (53.4) 81.2 (59.9, 145.5) 0.20
1 54 (46.6) 103.5 (73.3, 151.2)
T 0 106 (91.4) 91.1 (64.9, 145.5) 0.21
1, 2 10 (8.6) 150.9 (63.9, 184.7)
  1. Abbreviations: uTWEAK, urinary TWEAK Mesangial hypercellularity score of ≤0.5 (M0) or >0.5 (M1), absence (E0) or presence (E1) of endocapillary hypercellularity, absence (S0) or presence (S1) of segmental glomerulosclerosis, and tubular atrophy/interstitial fibrosis of 0–25% (T0), 26–50% (T1), and >50% (T2).
  2. aMann-Whitney U test.