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Table 3 Univariate correlation of serum myostatin and IGF-1 to clinical parameters

From: Serum myokine (myostatin and IGF-1) measurement as predictors in hemodialysis patients

Clinical parameters Myostatin, pg/mL IGF-1, ng/mL
r p r p
Age, years − 0.326 0.000 − 0.269 0.003
Dialysis vintage, years 0.072 0.443 − 0.168 0.070
Total protein, g/dL − 0.093 0.317 0.071 0.445
Albumin, g/dL 0.220 0.017 0.128 0.168
Blood urea nitrogen, mg/dL 0.148 0.111 0.392 < 0.0001
Creatinine, mg/dL 0.417 < 0.0001 0.278 0.002
Creatinine phosphokinase, IU/L 0.329 0.000 − 0.066 0.479
Protein catabolism rate, g/kg/day 0.068 0.469 0.246 0.008
Transferrin, mg/dL 0.089 0.345 0.227 0.015
Total cholesterol, mg/dL − 0.036 0.699 0.248 0.007
LDL, mg/dL − 0.130 0.164 0.183 0.048
HDL, mg/dL 0.168 0.070 − 0.039 0.674
Triglyceride, mg/dL − 0.018 0.847 0.307 0.001
CRP, mg/dL − 0.232 0.012 0.101 0.919
hANP, pg/mL − 0.145 0.119 − 0.256 0.005
β2-MG, mg/dL − 0.117 0.209 0.010 0.916
Kt/V − 0.085 0.366 0.035 0.712
  1. CRP C-reactive protein, hANP human atrial natriuretic polypeptide, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, MG macroglobulin