Table 1.

Clinical dataa

DataNonrenal Patients (n = 23)Renal Patients (n = 23)
Age64.9 ± 17.565.5 ± 10.2
Gender (m:f)10:1311:12
Body weight (kg)73 ± 8.565 ± 10.4
Stage of renal failure
    proteinuria10
    CAPD3
    hemodialysis10
Some clinical data
    hypertensionb1123
    history of smoking21
    myocardial infarctionc25
    peripheral arterial occlusive diseasec24
    strokec12
  • a CAPD, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.

  • b More than 140/90 mmHg or antihypertensive medication.

  • c Clinical diagnosis.