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Table 4 Comparison between different groups as regards percentage change in clinical parameters in between 3 months & 9 months (short term) and 3 months & 18 months’ (long term) evaluations

From: Online hemodiafilteration use in children: a single center experience with a twist

  % change between
3 & 9 months
(short term effects)
% change between
3 & 18 months
(long term effects)
Variable Group Mean ±SD p Mean ±SD p
Weight
(SDS)
HDF −9.48 7.07 0.01 −23.10 13.50 0.00
HD −4.35 4.08 −10.77 10.01
Once −10.19 7.69 0.6 −24.86 16.10 0.6
Twice −8.84 6.83 −21.52 11.33
Height
(SDS)
HDF −10.15 17.03 0.00 −23.5 26.26 0.00
HD −0.87 2.21 −3.68 5.38
Once −5.57 6.01 0.6 −20.38 17.86 0.5
Twice −13.97 22.12 −26.31 32.82
Intradialytic
Hypotension
(Freq/month)
HDF −19.69 33.97 0.1 −7.45 56.71 0.5
HD 9.09 53.93 4.54 56.80
Once −10.00 43.88 0.3 1.85 60.34 0.4
Twice −27.77 21.71 −15.83 55.06
Postdialysis
fatigue (Freq/month)
HDF −42.95 19.98 0.00 −50.43 17.84 0.00
HD 4.16 21.97 6.66 28.87
Once −24.66 7.31 0.00 −48.51 19.22 0.8
Twice −58.19 12.70 −52.16 17.35