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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics of the study patients

From: Long-term observational study in Japanese hemodialysis patients who completed a 3-year clinical study of lanthanum carbonate

  Total (n = 30)
Age (year) 54.7 ± 10.9
Sex
 Male (n) 21 (61.8 %)
 Female (n) 9 (26.5 %)
Dry weight (kg) 62.4 ± 7.4 (Male)
  50.6 ± 8.3 (Female)
Time on dialysis (months) 98.0 ± 82.3
Underlying diseases causing renal failure
 Chronic glomerulonephritis (n) 15 (50.0 %)
 Diabetic nephropathy (n) 8 (26.7 %)
 Chronic pyelonephritis (n) 2 (6.7 %)
 IgA nephropathy (n) 2 (6.7 %)
 Polycystic kidney (n) 2 (6.7 %)
 Focal sclerosing glomerulonephritis (n) 1 (3.3 %)
Complications
 Renal anemia (n) 26 (86.7 %)
 Hypertension (n) 23 (76.7 %)
 Secondary hyperparathyroidism (n) 21 (70.0 %)
Serum P (mg/dL) 7.8 ± 1.6
Serum corrected Ca (mg/dL) 9.3 ± 0.6
Serum intact PTH (pg/mL) 283.1 ± 152.4
  1. Data are given as mean ± standard deviation or number
  2. P phosphate, Ca calcium