Table 1.

Study 1: 19 patients studied before and 24 h after hemodialysisa

ParameterBefore HDAfter HDControl Subjects
a Data are compared with matched healthy subjects. HD, hemodialysis; SBP, systolic BP; MAP, mean arterial pressure; DBP, diastolic BP; PP, pulse pressure; C, central; PWV, pulse wave velocity.
b P < 0.05 compared with control subjects.
c P < 0.05 compared with predialysis.
Weight (kg)76.8 ± 11.274.8 ± 10.6c76.8 ± 10.2
Height (cm)173 ± 10177 ± 7
SBP (mmHg)148 ± 17b132 ± 13b,c122 ± 10
MAP (mmHg)105 ± 17b95 ± 11c92 ± 7
DBP (mmHg)83 ± 17b76 ± 10c75 ± 5
PP (mmHg)65 ± 15b56 ± 12b,c47 ± 8
CSBP (mmHg)132 ± 15b120 ± 15c112 ± 10
CDBP (mmHg)82 ± 1676 ± 10c75 ± 6
CPP (mmHg)50 ± 16b45 ± 13b37 ± 8
Heart rate (BPM)71 ± 12b74 ± 11b60 ± 6
Ejection duration (ms)325 ± 32303 ± 25c323 ± 81
Aortic PWV (m/s)9.9 ± 3.1b9.3 ± 2.5b7.5 ± 1.1
Radial PWV (m/s)9.1 ± 1.69.1 ± 1.58.4 ± 1.2
Augmentation index35 ± 6b28 ± 7c25 ± 10
Viability index1.39 ± 0.30b1.48 ± 0.28b1.69 ± 0.18