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Table 1 Clinical characteristic of the patients (n = 55)

From: Urgent-start peritoneal dialysis after laparoscopic dialysis catheter implantation: a single-center experience

  Total (n = 55) Early (n = 29) Late (n = 26) P value
Age 57.5 ± 13.3 57.7 ± 14.9 57.2 ± 11.6 0.593
Sex (male) 27 (49.1%) 14 (48.3%) 13 (50.0%) 0.593
Diabetes 8(14.5%) 5 (17.2%) 3 (11.5%) 0.708
Duration between the start of PD and catheter implantation (days) 78.6 ± 18.0 4.28 ± 1.83 162 ± 157.8 < 0.01
Moncrief-Popovich technique 17 (31.0%) 0 (0.00%) 17 (65.4%) < 0.01
Catheter fixation 15 (27.2%) 8 (27.6%) 7 (26.9%) 1.00
Bridge hemodialysis 7 (12.7%) 6 (20.7%) 1 (3.85%) < 0.05
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 9.72 ± 1.53 9.73 ± 0.29 9.72 ± 0.30 0.99
Albumin (g/dl) 3.76 ± 0.54 3.72 ± 0.53 3.80 ± 0.56 0.57
BUN (mg/dl) 87.0 ± 3.30 85.5 ± 6.29 88.7 ± 6.53 0.73
Creatinine (mg/dl) 9.06 ± 2.95 8.05 ± 1.38 10.1 ± 3.74 < 0.05
eGFR (ml/min/1.73 m2) 5.01 ± 1.10 5.41 ± 0.98 4.58 ± 1.06 < 0.01
Sodium (mEq/L) 139.2 ± 2.85 138.8 ± 2.53 139.8 ± 3.13 0.19
Potassium (mEq/L) 4.85 ± 0.76 4.91 ± 1.72 4.78 ± 2.00 0.51
Calcium (mg/dl) 8.45 ± 1.00 8.12 ± 0.94 8.78 ± 0.95 < 0.05
Phosphorus (mg/dl) 6.19 ± 1.85 6.01 ± 1.72 6.38 ± 2.00 0.47