Table 1.

Patient characteristics

CharacteristicIDH Group (n = 10)Control (n = 10)P
Age, yr60.7 ± 13.359.4 ± 11.90.82
Race, % black90700.29
% female50501.0
% diabetic60601.0
Dialysis vintage, mo58.7 ± 38.757.3 ± 49.30.94
Duration HD, hours4.25 ± 0.673.75 ± 0.610.08
History of HTN, %60800.16
History of CAD, %70800.34
History of LVH, %80801.0
Medications used, %
    Beta blocker30600.08
    ACE-I/ARB10900.003
    CCB1000.34
History of PVD, %60700.34
  • The continuous variables are presented as mean ± SD. IDH, intradialytic hypotension; HD, hemodialysis; HTN, hypertension; CAD, coronary artery disease; LVH, left ventricular hypertrophy; ACE-I, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor; ARB, angiotensin receptor blocker; CCB, calcium channel blocker; PVD, peripheral vascular disease.