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Table 3 Summary of adequacy assessment of subset of native renal biopsies, comparing number and percentage of adequate biopsies comprising more than three cores, to suboptimal and inadequate biopsies comprising more than three cores

From: Percutaneous native renal biopsy adequacy: a successful interdepartmental quality improvement activity

Period Total biopsies (n) Adequacy in subset (%) Number (%) adequate biopsies comprising cores >3 Number (%) suboptimal and inadequate biopsies comprising cores >3 p- value*
1 27 37% 3 (30.0%) 10 (58.8%) 0.10
2 31 80% 10 (40.0%) 2 (33.3%) 1
3 21 95% 7 (26.9%) 1 (16.6%) 1
  1. *Comparing number and percentage adequate of biopsies comprising more than three cores, to suboptimal and inadequate biopsies comprising more than three cores.