Table 1.

Mean ± SD plasma conductivities (Cp) without thiosulfate (T−), with thiosulfate 25 g and 14.0 mS/cm dialysate conductivity (Cd) (T+, 14 mS/cm), with thiosulfate and 13.8 mS/cm Cd (T+, 13.8 mS/cm) and with thiosulfate and dialysate conductivity equal to 13.0 mS/cm during the last hour of dialysis (T+, 13 mS/cm)

Cp (mS/cm)Cp End to Cp Third HourCp End to Start
T−Start14.02 ± 0.23
n = 20Third hour14.02 ± 0.13
End14.02 ± 0.10+0.001 ± 0.05+0.005 ± 0.13
T+, 14 mS/cmStart14.21 ± 0.26
n = 20Third hour14.07 ± 0.14
End14.46 ± 0.19+0.38 ± 0.13*+0.24 ± 0.13*
T+, 13.8 mS/cmStart14.13 ± 0.24
n = 11Third hour13.94 ± 0.15
End14.38 ± 0.15+0.43 ± 0.20*+0.24 ± 0.22*
T+, 13 mS/cmStart14.12 ± 0.11
n = 25Third hour14.01 ± 0.13
End14.17 ± 0.16+0.10 ± 0.17+0.05 ± 0.14
  • * P < 0.001 versus dialysis sessions without thiosulfate.