Table 1.

Somatometric, biochemical, and hemodynamic data in dialysis patientsa

aNormally distributed data are reported as mean ± SD. Data that did not show a Gaussian distribution were expressed as median (interquartile range). BMI, body mass index; CRP, C-reactive protein; iPTH, immunoreactive parathyroid hormone.
Somatometric data
age (yr)60.2 ± 15.6
duration of dialysis (mo)46 (18 to 119)
BMI (kg/m2)25.1 ± 4.4
Biochemical data
hemoglobin (g/L)104.0 ± 20.0
serum total cholesterol (mmol/L)5.45 ± 1.41
serum triglycerides (mmol/L)1.99 ± 1.11
serum lipoprotein(a) (mg/dl)46.5 ± 34.1
serum albumin (g/L)38.3 ± 6.0
serum calcium (mmol/L)2.25 ± 0.30
serum phosphate (mmol/L)1.90 ± 0.52
plasma homocysteine (μmol/L)29.3 (20.3 to 47.0)
serum CRP (mg/L)8.3 (3.4 to 19.1)
plasma fibrinogen (mg/dl)567 (476 to 675)
serum LDL cholesterol (mmol/L)3.40 ± 1.17
serum iPTH (pg/ml)131 (56 to 343)
Hemodynamic data
systolic pressure (mmHg)135.4 ± 20.7
diastolic pressure (mmHg)75.3 ± 12.5
heart rate (beats/min)83.5 ± 10.2