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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Comparison of intradialytic plasma volume change between online hemodiafiltration and standard hemodialysis

Characteristic std-HD (n = 55) ol-HDF P
pp (n = 23) pre (n = 24) post (n = 27)
Age (years) 67 ± 10 71 ± 11 65 ± 10 66 ± 10 0.25
Sex (% female) 18 26 17 15 0.76
Dialysis (months) 63 ± 67 52 ± 58 71 ± 71 71 ± 70 0.72
Diabetes mellitus (%) 53 39 46 44 0.71
Antihypertensives (%)
 RASI 36 22 33 30 0.64
 CCB 33 35 29 30 0.97
 β-blockers 15 4 17 15 0.58
 Diuretics 38 35 38 41 0.98
  1. Data are presented as either mean ± SD or % in each group
  2. Abbreviations: CCB calcium channel blockers, ol-HDF online hemodiafiltration, std-HD standard hemodialysis, post post-dilution mode, pp push-pull mode, pre pre-dilution mode, RASI renin-angiotensin-system inhibitors