Table 1.

Patient baseline characteristics

VariableAll Patients (n=30)Cinacalcet (n=15)Subtotal Parathyroidectomy (n=15)P Value
Age, yr53.9±12.455.0±13.653.0±11.80.67
Sex, men/women13/177/86/90.71
Time on dialysis, mo38.8±29.233.5±26.944.1±32.50.39
Cause of ESRD
 Diabetes211
 Hypertension422
 GN523
 ADPKD532
 Other1477
Previous transplant, yes/no4/262/132/13>0.99
Time after kidney transplantation, mo45.5±39.946.5±42.244.4±38.80.89
BP, mmHg
 Systolic140±20136±22147±160.13
 Diastolic82±1480±1184±160.33
Steroid treatment, yes/no15/157/88/70.90
Tacrolimus, yes/no24/612/312/3>0.99
  • Data is displayed as means±standard deviation and number of cases/events. ADPKD, autosomical dominant polycystic kidney disease.