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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study patients

From: Serum levels of protein carbonyl, a marker of oxidative stress, are associated with overhydration, sarcopenia and mortality in hemodialysis patients

Variable Total (n = 88)
Age (years) 60.6 ± 13.5
Gender, male, n (%) 50 (56.8)
Diabetic, n (%) 50 (56.8)
Cause of ESRD, n (%)
 Diabetes 48 (54.5)
 Hypertension 21 (23.9)
 Glomerulonephritis 11 (12.5)
 Others 8 (9.1)
MAP (mmHg) 103.9 ± 11.0
Dialysis vintage (months) 50.8 ± 41.3
HD access type, n (%)
 Arteriovenous fistula 53 (60.2)
 Arteriovenous graft 35 (39.8)
CAD, n (%) 27 (23.8)
CVD, n (%) 21 (23.9)
PAOD, n (%) 7 (8.0)
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 9.7 ± 1.5
Glucose (mg/dL) 110.6 ± 63.3
Albumin (g/dL) 3.4 ± 0.4
Prealbumin (mg/dL) 26.6 ± 7.7
Uric acid (mg/DL) 7.8 ± 2.1
25-OH Vitamin D (ng/mL) 9.6 ± 4.7
intact PTH (pg/mL) 177.2 ± 244.1
Iron (μg/dL) 73.1 ± 31.1
Transferrin (μg/dL) 192.3 ± 44.1
Transferrin saturation (%) 44.5 ± 21.7
Ferritin (ng/mL) 201.0 ± 118.0
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 140.8 ± 36.7
LDL (mg/dL) 79.6 ± 26.8
HDL (mg/dL) 44.2 ± 10.9
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 90.2 ± 48.7
β2-microglobulin (mg/L) 26.3 ± 7.7
Kt/V 1.5 ± 2.4
nPCR 1.1 ± 0.3
hs-CRP (mg/L) 1.0 (0.4–2.6)
  1. MAP mean arterial pressure, CAD coronary artery disease, CVD cerebrovascular disease, PAOD peripheral artery disease, PTH parathyroid hormone, LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, nPCR normalized protein catabolic rate, hs-CRP high-sensitivity C-reactive protein