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Table 2 Exercise tolerance and HD condition

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
Exercise tolerance
 VO2AT (ml/min/kg)9.3 ± 2.2
 LoadAT (watt)37.1 ± 9.8
 VO2peak (ml/min/kg)12.8 ± 4.2
 Loadpeak (watt)54.3 ± 19.5
 HRR (bpm)6.4 ± 6.1
HD condition
 BWpre (kg)57.1 ± 13.5
 BW gain of HD interval (kg)1.9 ± 0.7
 BW gain of HD interval (%)3.5 ± 1.2
 Fluid removal (L)2.1 ± 0.7
 Ultrafiltration rate (L/h)0.53 ± 0.16
Blood pressure response
 SBPav (mmHg)139.3 ± 22.5
Number of hypotension (SBP less than < 100 mmHg) (n)
 6 times1
 3 times1
 2 times3
 1 time2
 Total7
Number of hypotension (SBP less than < 100 mmHg) (times/patient)2.4 ± 1.7
  1. AT anaerobic exercise threshold, HRR heart rate recovery, BW body weight, BWpre body weight at before HD, BWpost body weight at after HD, SBPav average systolic blood pressure over 6 times HD session