Table 4.

Changes in metabolic parameters following 4 wk of either icodextrin or glucose-based PD

ICO GroupGLU GroupP valuea
BaselineWk 4BaselineWk 4
Glucose (mmol/L)5.99 ± 2.375.70 ± 2.175.90 ± 2.146.12 ± 2.650.238
Cholesterol (mmol/L)5.03 ± 1.834.69 ± 1.125.19 ± 1.435.09 ± 1.260.025
Triglycerides (mmol/L)2.65 ± 3.551.98 ± 1.582.35 ± 2.112.35 ± 2.050.168
  • a Parameters of ICO group compare to that of GLU group in wk 4.