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Table 1 Baseline characteristics (N = 91)

From: Serum sclerostin is an independent predictor of mortality in hemodialysis patients

   RR
Age, years 42.3 ± 18.8 -
Gender male/female 55/36 -
Dialysis vintage, months 120 (48, 168) -
Diabetes, n (%) 14 (15.4) -
Hemoglobin, g/dl 11.5 ± 1.6 13-18
Creatinine, mg/dl 11.0 ± 3.3 0.7-1.2
Albumin, g/dl 4.2 ± 0.4 3.4-4.8
Ferritin, ng/ml 523 (198, 814) 30-400
Calcium, mg/dl 9.2 ± 1.3 8.6-10.2
Phosphate, mg/dl 5.2 ± 1.9 2.7-4.5
Alkaline phosphatase, U/l 82.5 (64.7, 121.8) 32-122
Parathormone, pg/ml 169 (94, 325) 11-62
Calcitonin, pg/ml 2.8 (2.0, 5.0) M < 8.4; F < 5
β2 microglobulin, μg/ml 27 (22, 34) 1.0-1.7
IL-6, pg/ml 3.0 (1.7, 5.0) ND-12.5
sKlotho, pg/ml 40.6 (2.8, 83.6) 239-1266
FGF23, RU/ml 135.3 (125.8, 166.9) 5-105
Scl, ng/ml 0.88 (0.54, 1.55) M: 0.5-1.0; F: 0.5-0.9
  1. RR: Reference Range; M: male; F: female; AP: Alkaline Phosphatase; PTH: parathormone; Scl: sclerostin.
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