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Table 2 Renal replacement therapy delivery parameters in non-tunneled versus tunneled dialysis catheters used for AKI requiring renal replacement therapy

From: Non-tunneled versus tunneled dialysis catheters for acute kidney injury requiring renal replacement therapy: a prospective cohort study

  Adjusted analysesb
RRT Delivery Parameter NTDC (n = 140)a TDC (n = 80)a p-value
CVVH
 Blood flow ml/min, mean ± SE 242.8 ± 4.9 246.3 ± 6.2 0.44
 Median venous access pressure, mean ± SE 87.9 ± 7.4 121.1 ± 9.7 <0.001
 Median arterial access pressure, mean ± SE 58.3 ± 6.4 80.3 ± 8.2 <0.001
 Hours of CVVH, mean ± SE 17.8 ± 1.2 17.9 ± 1.5 0.91
 BUN, mean ± SE 59.8 ± 9.5 58.6 ± 11.0 0.86
 Rate Ratio of interruptions per catheterc 2.7 (1.7–4.3) 1 (ref) <0.001
IHD
 Blood flow ml/min, mean ± SE 319.0 ± 12.8 368.2 ± 13.0 <0.001
 Median venous pressure, mean ± SE 84.6 ± 8.9 145.1 ± 9.1 <0.001
 Median arterial pressure, mean ± SE 108.3 ± 10.5 179.3 ± 10.7 <0.001
  1. BUN Blood urea nitrogen; CVVH Continuous veno-venous hemofiltration; IHD Intermittent hemodialysis; NTDC Non-tunneled dialysis catheter; RRT Renal replacement therapy; SE Standard error; TDC Tunneled dialysis catheter
  2. aNumber of catheters
  3. bAdjusted for ATN risk score, history of chronic kidney disease, renal team and AKI cause (ATN vs others)
  4. cFrom mixed effect models