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Table 4 Variables in ESRD patients with hyperkalemia during PTX

From: Can we predict who will develop postoperative hyperkalaemia after parathyroidectomy in dialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism?

Value Hyperkalemia group (n = 22) Nonhyperkalemia group (n = 68) P Odd ratios
Sex
 Female 8 39 0.09 2.96
 Male 14 29   
Use of ARB or ACEI
 Yes 9 17 0.15 2.05
 No 13 51   
Preoperative K>3.9
 Yes 36 7 0.01* 42.64
 No 7 40   
  1. *p<0.05