Table 1.

Clinical and dialysis data in 128 hemodialysis patients

ParameterValuea
a Values are expressed as means ± SD.
Age (yr)61 ± 14
Mean blood pressure (mmHg)99 ± 18
Time on HD (mo)35 ± 46
Interdialytic weight gain (kg)3.17 ± 1.66
Predialysis serum urea (mmol/L)27 ± 7
Postdialysis serum urea (mmol/L)9 ± 3
Dialyzer urea clearance (ml/min)209 ± 20
nPNA (g/kg body wt per day)1.14 ± 0.22
Kt/Vurea1.37 ± 0.26
Dialysis-free day
    serum creatinine (μmol/L)690 ± 211
    standard bicarbonate (mmol/L)24 ± 3
    serum albumin (g/L)33 ± 5