Table 2.

Composition of different dialysis fluids

Filter-SterilizedGlucose-FreeLow GDPaHigh GDPb
Sodium (mmol/L)132132132132
Chloride (mmol/L)96969696
Calcium (mmol/L)1.751.751.751.75
Magnesium (mmol/L)0.250.250.250.25
Glucose (%)2.502.52.5
Lactate (mmol/L)40404040
GDP concentrationNot detectableNoneLowHigh
pH6.56.56.56.5
Method of sterilizationFilterFilterHeatHeat
  • a Formaldehyde <2 μM, acetaldehyde <1 μM, methylglyoxal <3 μM, 3-deoxyglucosone <13 μM.

  • b Formaldehyde 4.6 μM, acetaldehyde 226 μM, methylglyoxal 22.7 μM, 3-deoxyglucosone 123 μM.