Table 2.

Adequacy and nutritional status at baseline and during the study perioda

Follow-Up (mo)
0 12 24
aCCr, total weekly creatinine clearance; PNA, protein nitrogen appearance; %LBM, percentage of lean body mass. There was no significant change in any parameter with time.
No. of patients 140 84 38
Kt/V 1.72 ± 0.31 1.77 ± 0.36 1.73 ± 0.38
CCr (L/wk per 1.73 m2) 43.7 ± 11.5 43.8 ± 8.4 43.0 ± 10.0
Serum albumin (g/L) 28.0 ± 4.7 28.2 ± 5.1 29.6 ± 5.2
PNA (g/kg per d) 0.92 ± 0.17 0.96 ± 0.21 0.96 ± 0.22
%LBM 64.7 ± 12.2 65.6 ± 12.9 72.3 ± 24.6