Table 2

Comparisons of the level of several parameters at the time of the beginning of dialysis
Parameter Control Network p
Systolic BP < 130 mmHg (%) 24.5 28.6 0.67
Diastolic BP < 80 mmHg (%) 57.1 62.9 0.53
BP < 130/80 mmHg (%) 20.0 25.7 0.49
BP < 140/90 mmHg (%) 42.9 34.3 0.29
Serum Creatinine (μmol/L) 643 ± 242 535 ± 202 0.009
eGFR (ml/min/1.73m2) 8.6 ± 3.6 10.3 ± 3.4 0.012
Serum Potassium (mmol/L) 4.5 ± 0.8 4.4 ± 0.5 0.82
Serum Urea (mmol/L) 36.0 ± 12.0 31.0 ± 12.0 0.08
Serum Bicarbonates (mmol/L) 21.4 ± 5.0 21.3 ± 5.0 0.97
Serum Calcium (mmol/L) 2.15 ± 0.28 2.24 ± 0.24 0.06
Serum Calcium [2.1-2.6 mmol/l] (%) 60.0 71.8 0.21
Serum Phosphate (mmol/L) 1.95 ± 0.63 1.67 ± 0.58 0.01
Serum Phosphate [0.9-1.5 mmol/l] (%) 20.7 46.2 0.003
Serum Albumin (g/L) 34.9 ± 6.7 37.1 ± 4.8 0.13
Serum Albumin > 35g/L (%) 55.6 75.9 0.03
Haemoglobin (g/L) 105.2 ± 18.1 110.7 ± 15.3 0.1
Haemoglobin [> 110g/L] (%) 37.9 53.9 0.11

Rognant et al.

Rognant et al. BMC Nephrology 2013 14:41   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-14-41

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