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Table 2 Comparisons of systolic BP and diastolic BP between standard HD and HD with BV-UFC

From: Hemodialysis crossover study using a relative blood volume change-guided ultrafiltration control compared with standard hemodialysis: the BV-UFC study

  BP baseline 1 h 2 h 3 h End of HD
Systolic BP (mmHg)
 Standard HD 151 ± 19 148 ± 18 145 ± 17* 144 ± 17* 140 ± 17*,**
 HD with BV-UFC 151 ± 19 146 ± 19## 143 ± 19# 140 ± 19# 139 ± 19#
Diastolic BP (mmHg)
 Standard HD 80 ± 11 78 ± 11 78 ± 11 78 ± 10 79 ± 10
 HD with BV-UFC 80 ± 12 78 ± 11 78 ± 11$ 78 ± 11$ 78 ± 11
  1. * p <0.001 versus HD initiation in standard HD
  2. ** p <0.05 versus 3 h after HD initiation in standard HD
  3. # p <0.001 versus HD initiation in HD with BV-UFC
  4. ## p <0.01 versus HD initiation in HD with BV-UFC
  5. $ p <0.05 versus HD initiation in HD with BV-UFC
  6. BP blood pressure, HD hemodialysis, BV-UFC blood volume change- guided ultrafiltration control