Table 2

Histological scoring of the most recently performed liver biopsy for 56 eligible patients (according to Ishak and colleagues17). For each biopsy, grade is the sum of scores for interface hepatitis, confluent necrosis, focal necrosis, and portal inflammation

Histological featureScore
Stage is scored 0–6.
Patient data are expressed as median (range).
Interface hepatitis (scored 0–4)1 (0–4)
Confluent necrosis (0–6)0 (0–6)
Focal necrosis (0–4)2 (0–3)
Portal inflammation (0–4)2 (0–4)
Grade (0–18)5 (0–15)
Stage (0–6)2 (0–6)
Duration post-transplant (y)2.25 (0.24–11.33)
Fibrosis rate per year (units)0.78 (0–8.4)