Table 3.

Dialysis sessions without hypotension (n = 26)a

ParameterStartt¼t½t¾End
aData are presented as mean ± SEM. Start, start of dialysis; End, end of dialysis; t¼, t½, and t¾: 25, 50, and 75% of dialysis duration, respectively.
bP < 0.05 versus baseline.
cP < 0.05 versus t½.
Systolic BP (mmHg)151 ± 6156 ± 7152 ± 7150 ± 6144 ± 6
Diastolic BP (mmHg)78 ± 380 ± 380 ± 478 ± 380 ± 3
Pulse pressure (mmHg)73 ± 476 ± 472 ± 571 ±65 ± 5b,c
Heart rate (bpm)77 ± 277 ± 278 ± 384 ± 489 ± 5b,c
Stroke volume (ml)65 ± 462 ± 461 ± 458 ± 455 ± 4b,c
Cardiac output (L/min)5.0 ± 0.34.7 ± 0.34.7 ± 0.34.6 ± 0.24.6 ± 0.3b
Forearm resistance (ml/min per 100 ml)32.0 ± 3.738.9 ± 4.643.8 ± 7.640.8 ± 8.444.0 ± 7.2
LF/HF ratio1.16 ± 0.21.75 ± 0.42.18 ± 1.01.54 ± 0.22.40 ± 0.4b