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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of subjects

From: Effects of on-line hemodiafiltration regimens and dialysate composition on serum concentrations of magnesium and calcium ions

Parameter StDi-1 (n = 6) StDi-2 (n = 6) CiDi (n = 6) P
Age (years) 68.8 ± 11.7 73.9 ± 8.2 62.8 ± 8.0 0.154
Female, N (%) 2 (33.3) 1 (16.7) 2 (33.3) 0.676
HD dur (years) 19.2 ± 12.3 14.5 ± 9.1 19.5 ± 4.8 0.579
DW (Kg) 55.9 ± 15.3 50.8 ± 8.1 56.1 ± 8.8 0.644
BMI (kg/m2) 21.8 ± 2.6 22.1 ± 3.2 22.4 ± 2.9 0.418
Ultrafiltration (L) 1.2 ± 0.3 1.2 ± 0.2 1.1 ± 0.3 0.734
WBC count (103/μL) 5.4 ± 1.1 5.3 ± 1.3 5.8 ± 1.2 0.761
RBC count (106μL) 3.5 ± 0.3 3.4 ± 0.3 3.5 ± 0.2 0.667
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 12.1 ± 0.9 11.0 ± 1.2 10.8 ± 1.9 0.381
PLT count (103/μL) 178 ± 48 185 ± 14 197 ± 21 0.591
Albumin (g/dL) 3.4 ± 0.2 3.5 ± 0.2 3.3 ± 0.4 0.296
Total calcium 9.1 ± 0.7 9.1 ± 0.5 9.3 ± 0.7 0.599
Total magnesium 2.5 ± 0.2 2.3 ± 0.3 2.3 ± 0.3 0.751
  1. StDi standard dialysate, CiDi citrate dialysate, HD dur hemodialysis duration, DW dry weight, WBC white blood cell, RBC red blood cell, PLT platelet