Table 4.

Comparison of body composition, peritoneal transport, and arterial pulse wave velocity between patients with and without metabolic syndrome

VariableAll PatientsNondiabetic Patients
MESNo MESP ValueMESNo MESP Value
Adipose tissue mass (kg)
 WHO criteria15.6±7.913.1±7.80.0714.2±11.313.1±7.80.6
 IDF criteria18.2±7.910.7±5.9<0.00118.6±10.410.3±6.0<0.001
 Original NCEP criteria16.3±7.911.3±7.00.00116.7±10.110.5±6.30.002
 Modified NCEP criteria15.9±7.911.3±7.00.00216.0±9.910.5±6.30.01
Overhydration (L)
WHO criteria3.7±3.21.5±2.0<0.0011.8±2.11.5±2.00.7
 IDF criteria3.0±3.22.5±2.70.31.8±2.31.5±1.90.5
 Original NCEP criteria3.1±3.12.1±2.60.051.3±1.71.7±2.20.4
 Modified NCEP criteria3.3±3.11.4±1.9<0.0011.8±2.11.4±1.90.5
D/P at 4 hr
 WHO criteria0.59±0.130.60±0.130.90.60±0.140.59±0.130.6
 IDF criteria0.58±0.120.61±0.140.020.58±0.120.61±0.130.13
 Original NCEP criteria0.58±0.120.61±0.140.060.58±0.120.61±0.140.13
 Modified NCEP criteria0.59±0.130.60±0.140.40.59±0.130.60±0.130.6
MTAC creatinine (ml/min per 1.73 m2)
 WHO criteria8.14±4.158.39±4.120.68.92±5.318.32±4.060.4
 IDF criteria7.66±3.758.95±4.440.017.78±4.068.91±4.510.08
 original NCEP criteria7.87±3.868.85±4.470.048.03±4.098.78±4.540.2
 modified NCEP criteria8.00±3.958.77±4.440.128.28±4.418.63±4.330.6
Carotid-femoral PWV (m/sec)
 WHO criteria11.0±2.99.6±2.30.0019.1±2.49.6 ±- 2.30.3
 IDF criteria10.8±3.010.0±2.40.039.6±2.59.5±2.20.9
 Original NCEP criteria10.8±3.09.6±2.10.0029.4±2.69.6±2.10.7
 Modified NCEP criteria10.7±2.99.7±2.40.029.4±2.59.7±2.10.5
  • Values expressed with a plus/minus sign are the mean±SD. MES, metabolic syndrome; WHO, World Health Organization; IDF, International Diabetes Federation; NCEP, National Cholesterol Education Program; D/P, dialysate-to-plasma creatinine ratio; MTAC, mass transfer area coefficient; PWV, pulse-wave velocity.