Table 2.

Clinical variables

VariableCHDNHDP
eKt/V (per session)1.30 ± 0.072.18 ± 0.18<0.05
Predialysis urea (mmol/L)22.2 ± 2.411.3 ± 2.5<0.05
Postdialysis urea (mmol/L)7.0 ± 1.81.9 ± 0.5<0.05
Predialysis creatinine (μmol/L)699 ± 106556 ± 1210.18
Systolic BP (mmHg)135 ± 10126 ± 130.39
Diastolic BP (mmHg)82 ± 680 ± 100.78
Mean BP (mmHg)72 ± 570 ± 80.67
Plasma hemoglobin (g/L)116 ± 8136 ± 9<0.05
Darbepoetin alpha dose (μg/wk)31 ± 734 ± 130.84
Predialysis potassium (mmol/L)5.0 ± 0.44.6 ± 0.40.24
Predialysis bicarbonate (mmol/L)24.7 ± 2.126.1 ± 2.10.48
Predialysis calcium (mmol/L)2.42 ± 0.062.42 ± 0.100.99
Predialysis phosphate (mmol/L)1.72 ± 0.301.09 ± 0.19<0.05
Parathyroid hormone (pmol/L)33.5 ± 14.015.3 ± 11.20.15
  • eKt/V, equilibrated Kt/V.