Table 3.

Biochemical parameters of all study patients

ParameterAll Patients (n = 49)No LVH (n = 25)LVH (n = 24)P
eGFR (ml/min per 1.73 m2)26.1 ± 12.9528.6 ± 13.4023.4 ± 12.180.17
Time-averaged hemoglobin (g/dl)12.1 ± 1.4612.4 ± 1.5611.8 ± 1.310.15
Time-averaged serum Ca (mmol/L)2.41 ± 0.082.38 ± 0.082.43 ± 0.070.05
Time-averaged serum phosphate (mmol/L)1.47 ± 0.171.50 ± 0.131.44 ± 0.180.23
Time-averaged serum Ca-P product (mmol2/L2)3.54 ± 0.393.56 ± 0.353.51 ± 0.440.62
Time-averaged serum iPTH (ng/L)111.4 ± 112.799.5 ± 101.4123.8 ± 124.40.46
hsCRP (mg/L), median (IQR)0.58 (0.17, 1.49)0.74 (0.39, 1.38)0.57 (0.15, 1.49)0.67
Urine protein/creatinine ratio (mg/mmol) (n = 37)86.1 ± 111.481.9 ± 102.7 (n = 19)90.5 ± 122.7 (n = 18)0.82
  • The results of biochemical parameters collected retrospectively up to 18 months immediately before the day of study are shown as a “time-averaged” level. All data are shown as mean ± SD. LVH was defined using age-specific reference intervals for normal children (19).