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Table 4 Calculated dialysate consumption per patient (acid concentrate relationship 1:45)

From: Is it useful to increase dialysate flow rate to improve the delivered Kt?

  Qd-400 Qd-500 Qd-700 Excessive consumption-1 Excessive consumption-2
Cumulated dialysate 4h session (L) 96 120 168 72 48
L/month 1248 1560 2184 936 624
L/year 14976 18720 26028 11232 7428
Acid concentrate (L) (1:45) 2.1 2.6 3.7 1.6 1.1
  1. Excessive consumption-1 is the difference between 700 and 400 ml/min, and excessive consumption 2 between 700 and 500 ml/min.