Table 2.

Laboratory data prior to and changes achieved while on PD

Serum LaboratoryMeanPre-PD − Post-PDa
Potassium, meq/L4.7−0.7
BUN, mg/dl129.2−15.3
Creatinine, mg/dl8.2−1.0
Bicarbonate, meq/L19.42.1
Glucose, mg/dl1884.0
Albumin, g/dl1.80.0
  • a The difference between values from the day prior to PD initiation to the day of PD termination.