Table 1.

Study participants’ demographic and nutritional parametersa

PatientGenderAge (yr)DiagnosisPD TypeDuration (Mo)Albumin (g/L)Cholesterol (mmol/L)SGA ScoreEstimated Dry Weight (kg)BMI (kg/m2)First Injection
1M48Chronic glomerulonephritisAPD120344.1690.630.1saline
2M52Hypertensive nephropathyCAPD12254.067325.0ghrelin
3F53IgA nephropathyCAPD42333.666726.5ghrelin
4F39Tubulointerstitial nephritisCAPD30334.1673.425.9ghrelin
5F49Adult polycystic kidney diseaseAPD23295.3555.619.7saline
6M45Hereditary nephritisAPD36204.1547.317.6saline
7F55Adult polycystic kidney diseaseAPD30264.8548.221.1saline
8F55Adult polycystic kidney diseaseCAPD7335.3675.630.1saline
9M52IgA nephropathyAPD84244.1676.426.1ghrelin
  • ↵a PD, peritoneal dialysis; SGA, subjective global assessment; BMI, body mass index; APD, automated peritoneal dialysis; CAPD, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.