Table 1.

Anthropometrical and clinical data of 23 patients investigated with an extended transport analysis for fluid kineticsa

ParameterAll PatientsCAPDAPDPD ≥40 moPD <40 moPeritonitis Episodes >0Peritonitis Episodes =0
a CAPD, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis; APD, ambulatory peritoneal dialysis; PD, peritoneal dialysis; BSA, body surface area; CrCl, creatinine clearance; Kt/V, urea removal index; GFR, glomerular filtration rate [(CrCl + urea clearance)/2].
No. of patients2391412111013
Age (yr)48.4 ± 3.450 ± 3.647.4 ± 3.145.2 ± 351.9 ± 3.347.9 ± 3.148.8 ± 3.5
Gender (F/M)7/164/53/113/94/72/85/8
Treatment time (mo)43.4 ± 948.2 ± 8.340.3 ± 9.263.2 ± 7.921.7 ± 3.162.0 ± 9.129.1 ± 5.6
Peritonitis incidence (/yr)0.250.330.190.30.10.80
BSA (m2)1.87 ± 0.21.89 ± 0.21.86 ± 0.21.87 ± 0.21.88 ± 0.21.87 ± 0.21.88 ± 0.2
Weekly CrCl (L/min per 1.73 m2)83.9 ± 33.696.7 ± 58.676.9 ± 29.984.7 ± 35.183.5 ± 32.882.7 ± 32.284.9 ± 39.9
Kt/V2.58 ± 0.42.56 ± 0.42.61 ± 0.52.42 ± 0.42.74 ± 0.52.49 ± 0.42.65 ± 0.5
Residual renal function (GFR, ml/min)3.25 ± 2.15.77 ± 3.61.82 ± 0.93.39 ± 2.13.11 ± 2.53.44 ± 2.63.1 ± 2.0