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Table 3 Study treatment characteristics described as mean post-dialysis values, (n = 20)

From: Replacement of acetate with citrate in dialysis fluid: a randomized clinical trial of short term safety and fluid biocompatibility

Parameter, Mean ± StDev Citrate fluid Control fluid p-value
Treatment time (h) 4-5 4-5 ns
QB (ml/min) 324 ±35 321 ±35 ns
UF rate (ml/h) 438 ±288 513 ±306 ns
Substitution volume if HDF (l), n = 11 28.2 ±5.1 27.7 ±6.6 ns
Diascan Kt/V 1.49 ±0.26 1.47 ±0.29 ns
Systolic BP (mmHg) 146 ±25 146 ±26 ns
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 76 ±12 74 ±12 ns
Pulse (bpm) 78 ±15 76 ±12 ns