Table 1.

Baseline demographic and clinical dataa

ParameterSuccess GroupFail Group
a There was no significant difference between the two groups.
Number of patients5149
Gender (M:F)31:2024:25
Age (yr)55.2 ± 12.850.8 ± 11.4
Duration on dialysis (mo)29.7 ± 17.541.0 ± 29.2
Renal diagnosis
    glomerulonephritis1513
    diabetic nephropathy910
    polycystic kidney34
    hypertensive nephrosclerosis56
    obstructive uropathy78
    others/unknown1218
Disconnect system, n (%)36 (70.6%)33 (67.8%)