Table 2.

Baseline values in dialysis sessions without (n = 26) and with (n = 22) hypotensiona

ParameterWithout HypotensionWith HypotensionP Value
aData are presented as mean ± SEM.
Mean arterial pressure (mmHg)101 ± 494 ± 3NS
Heart rate (bpm)77 ± 278 ± 2NS
LF/HF ratio1.16 ± 0.20.99 ± 0.2NS
Body temperature (°C)37.0 ± 0.136.5 ± 0.1<0.05
Interdialytic weight gain (kg)2.0 ± 0.22.7 ± 0.1<0.02
Ultrafiltration volume (net) (ml)1850 ± 1582572 ± 95<0.02
Ultrafiltration rate (L/h)0.75 ± 0.041.00 ± 0.04<0.02