Table 2. Components of albumin fractional synthetic rate during study periodsa

Pre-HDDuring HDPost-HD
a CTL, control; HD, hemodialysis; MPE, molar percent excess.
b P < 0.05 for CTL versus IDPN.
c P < 0.05 for post-HD versus during HD.
d P < 0.05 for during HD versus pre-HD.
KIC MPE (%)
    CTL7.8 ± 0.87.1 ± 0.77.3 ± 0.7
    IDPN7.6 ± 0.54.6 ± 0.2b,d6.9 ± 0.6c
Albumin MPE (final − initial)
    CTL0.0009 ± 0.000150.0021 ± 0.0003d0.0010 ± 0.0002c
    IDPN0.0009 ± 0.000010.0017 ± 0.0001d0.0009 ± 0.00012c
Albumin FSR (% per day)
    CTL8.3 ± 1.512.8 ± 1.7c12.5 ± 2.4
    IDPN8.8 ± 0.716.2 ± 1.5b,d11.8 ± 1.7c