Table 4.

Relationship between parameters of peritoneal transport and structural changes in the peritoneum of uremic, long-term PD, and EPS patients

ParameterPearson Coefficient (r)P Value
Submesothelial thickness versus
 Net UF−0.680.003
 Sodium sieving−0.710.003
 D/P creatinine 240 min0.470.06
Collagen volume fraction in the submesothelial area versus
 Net UF−0.560.03
 Sodium sieving−0.530.03
 D/P creatinine 240 min0.410.11
  • D/P, dialysate-over-plasma.