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Table 1 Table illustrating the characteristics, clinical course and outcome of the 8 patients presented in the study.

From: Recovery of renal function in dialysis patients

No Age Race/Gender Renal Biopsy Presumed Etiology Serum Cr at initiation Initial Serum BUN Reason for Initiation of HD Duration (months) Symptoms on HD Serum Cr after cessation BUN after cessation of HD Cr. Cl after cessation Time off HD (months)
1 34 W/M FSGS & AIN HIV, AIN, HTN Nepscl 3.34 53 Nau/Vom 4 Leg cramps Fatigue 2.76 28 34 1 Died of HIV compl.
2 81 LA/F FSGS HTN Chol. Embolization 4.2 60 Fluid overload + rising cr 12 None 1.73 36 18 21
3 50 BM FSGS FSGS + ATN 8.61 114 Mental status changes 30 Washed out, cramps Low BP. 4.12 30 40 15
4 71 WM Mem GN Mem GN 6.35 68 Nau/vom Weight loss 29 Washed out, cramps Low BP. 5.36 48 9 9
5 60 BF FSGS Obesity related FSGS 6.88 69 Anasarca, ARF on CRF 6 Washed out, cramps Low BP. 1.91 48 36 26
6 31 BM No biopsy HIV Nephropathy 3.39 25 Acidosis + Increasing Cr 2 Nau/Vom Cramps 1.71 4 20 2
7 68 WM Contrast Tox, no biopsy ATN, Contrast. RCC with single kidney 4.34 121 Acidosis Hyperkalemia 2 Washed out, cramps Low BP. 2.4 17 30 33
8 36 AF FSGS FSGS 5.57 67 Nau/vom 4 Washed out, cramps Low BP. 1.85 26 51 51