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Table 1 Subject characteristics

From: Relationship between blood pressure response during hemodialysis and exercise tolerance or heart rate recovery measured using cardio-pulmonary exercise testing in maintenance hemodialysis patients

 Mean ± SD
Age (year)65.3 ± 10.2
Sex (men/women)12/11
Height (cm)157.8 ± 8.9
Dry weight (kg)55.5 ± 13.8
BMI (kg/m2)22.8 ± 4.2
History of disorder (n (%))
 Diabetes9 (39.1)
 Hypertension18 (78.2)
 Angina pectoris6 (26.1)
 Hyperlipidemia6 (26.1)
Laboratory data
 Total protein6.9 ± 0.7
 Albumin3.6 ± 0.4
 Sodium136.8 ± 3.7
 Potassium4.4 ± 0.7
 Phosphorus5.2 ± 09
 Calcium9.1 ± 0.6
 Hemoglobin10.9 ± 1.3
 Hematocrit33.6 ± 4.1
Echocardiography
 EF (%)66.4 ± 11.7
 LVDd (mm)47.5 ± 7
 LVDs (mm)29 ± 6.6
Medicine (n (%))
 Calcium antagonist10 (43.5)
 ACE inhibitor1 (4.3)
 ARB7 (30.4)
 Amezinium metilsulfate2 (8.8)
 Droxidopa1 (4.3)
  1. ARB angiotensin II receptor blocker, EF ejection fraction, LVDs left ventricular end-systolic dimension, LVDd left ventricular end-diastolic dimension