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Table 6 Results of pathological parameters with CSA and TAC at 1-year control

From: Cyclosporin A, but not tacrolimus, negatively affects the hepatic extraction fraction of hepatobiliary scintigraphy in liver transplant recipients

  CSA (n  = 21) TAC (n  = 14) pvalue
Inflammation    
Low grade (0: none/1: light) 16 (2/14) 4 (1/5) 0.005
High grade (2: moderate/3: severe) 5 (6/0) 10 (8/2)  
Fibrosis    
Low grade (0: none/1: light) 12 (2/10) 6 (2/4) 0.40
High grade (2: moderate/3: severe) 9 (7/2) 8 (4/4)  
Steatosis    
Low grade (0: none/1: light) 13 (2/11) 11 (5/6) 0.30
High grade (2: moderate/3: severe) 8 (5/3) 3 (2/1)  
Recurrence of hepatitis C    
Presence/absence 12/9 7/7 0.68
  1. Three patients who converted CSA to TAC were not included in this analysis.