Table 5.

Paired observation in patients studied during a dialysis session without and with hypotension (n = 6)

ParameterWithout HypotensionWith HypotensionP Value
Mean arterial pressure (mmHg)98 ± 9100 ± 6NS
Heart rate (bpm)82 ± 478 ± 3NS
Stroke volume (ml)53 ± 1050 ± 11NS
LF/HF ratio1.23 ± 0.411.30 ± 0.40NS
Cardiac output (L/min)4.4 ± 0.44.0 ± 0.3NS
Interdialytic interval (d)1.2 ± 0.11.5 ± 0.1NS
Interdialytic weight gain (kg)1.62 ± 0.202.50 ± 0.20<0.02
Ultrafiltration volume (net) (ml)1680 ± 3102380 ± 180<0.02
Ultrafiltration rate (L/h)0.7 ± 0.11.0 ± 0.1<0.02