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Table 1 Patient profiles

From: Clinical advantage and tolerability of ibandronate in hemodialysis patients: a retrospective study

Patient characteristics N = 13
Mean age, years ± SD 78 ± 10
Sex, female/male 4/9
Mean dry weight, kg ± SD 47 ± 7
Mean years of hemodialysis ± SD 13 ± 9
Etiology of renal disease, n
 Glomerulonephritis 6
 Nephrosclerosis 3
 Diabetic kidney disease 2
 Other 2
Mean hip BMD, g/cm ± SD 0.52 ± 0.12
  1. SD standard deviation, BMD bone mineral density