Table 6.

Biochemical dataa

ParameterHD37HD35
Before DialysisAfter DialysisBefore DialysisAfter Dialysis
Hemoglobin (g/dl)10.6 (9.6 to 12.0)10.9 (9.7 to 12.1)11.2 (10.0 to 12.6)11.3 (10.1 to 12.9)
Bicarbonate (mmol/L)23.5 (22.0 to 26.0)28.0 (28.0 to 29.5)24.5 (19.5 to 25.5)28.0 (27.0 to 29.0)
Na+ (mmol/L)138.0 (135.0 to 140.0)137.0 (136.0 to 138.0)138.0 (136.5 to 140.5)138.0 (137.0 to 138.0)
Corrected Ca2+ (mmol/L)2.42 (2.19 to 2.53)2.39 (2.25 to 2.45)2.44 (2.12 to 2.55)2.38 (2.22 to 2.52
Phosphate (mmol/L)1.65 (1.24 to 1.92)0.79 (0.6 to 0.92)1.52 (1.26 to 2.03)0.79 (0.67 to 0.91)
Albumin (g/L)34.5 (32.5 to 37.0)33.5 (32.0 to 40.0)34.0 (33.0 to 38.5)36.5 (33.0 to 39.5)
CRP (mg/L)5.0 (4.0 to 16.5)5.0 (5.0 to 16.5)8.5 (4.0 to 16.0)8.0 (4.0 to 17.0)
cTnT (μg/L)0.05 (0.02 to 1.0)0.05 (0.05 to 0.076)0.05 (0.02 to 0.12)0.06 (0.02 to 0.13)
PTH (ng/L)290.0 (120.0 to 532.0)302.0 (140.0 to 589.0)
Kt/Vurea1.49 (1.2 to 1.73)1.48 (1.1 to 1.73)
  • a Data are median (IQR). There were no significant differences between HD37 and HD35 for any of the parameters. CRP, C-reactive protein; cTnT, cardiac troponin-T; PTH, parathyroid hormone.