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Table 3 The relationship between the number of B-lines and other clinical parameters

From: Association between B-lines detected during lung ultrasound and various factors in hemodialysis patients

  r P value
Age (years) 0.276 0.055
Duration of HD (year) 0.026 0.576
Body weight (kg) −0.325 0.023
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) −0.103 0.479
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 0.013 0.928
Heart rate (beat/minute) 0.371 0.009
Ejection fraction (%) −0.275 0.056
Albumin (g/dL) −0.444 0.001
Urea nitrogen (mg/dL) −0.159 0.276
Creatinine (mg/dL) −0.360 0.011
Sodium (mEq/L) −0.248 0.085
C-reactive protein (mg/dL) 0.063 0.666
Hemoglobin (g/dL) −0.197 0.175
NT-ProBNP 0.523 <0.001
log [NT-ProBNP] 0.447 0.002
  1. HD hemodialysis, NT-proBNP N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide