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Table 5 Comparison between different groups as regards percentage change in laboratory 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
Hb
(gm/dl)
HDF 8.76 13.53 0.00 18.70 17.90 0.02
HD −2.03 11.72 2.18 19.72
Once 2.70 11.09 0.01 16.36 21.74 0.6
Twice 13.80 13.70 20.82 14.50
Ca
(mg/dl)
HDF 13.00 14.32 0.1 19.99 21.00 0.2
HD 3.38 22.31 9.81 21.43
Once 11.95 14.67 0.7 21.85 14.09 0.7
Twice 13.89 14.60 18.33 26.46
P
(mg/dl)
HDF −3.05 24.13 0.00 −2.25 28.12 0.3
HD 25.65 21.13 8.76 30.46
Once −4.90 24.50 0.7 −10.69 23.51 0.2
Twice −1.51 24.80 5.33 30.91
PTH
(pg/ml)
HDF −20.19 26.57 0.04 −51.97 32.97 0.00
HD −2.26 14.46 −10.56 29.65
Once −7.69 13.23 0.03 −40.13 36.42 0.1
Twice −30.61 30.73 −62.63 27.0
β2m
(μg/ml)
HDF −21.76 15.24 0.06 −38.75 15.63 0.00
HD −5.9 25.31 −9.55 24.87
Once −17.28 14.66 0.2 −33.60 15.67 0.1
Twice −25.50 15.3 −43.39 14.82
IL-6
(pg/ml)
HDF −19.54 14.05 0.00 −46.20 20.33 0.00
HD 15.17 22.62 15.33 26.63
Once −12.20 8.34 0.01 −32.07 13.96 0.00
Twice −25.66 15.17 −58.92 16.55
hs-CRP
(μg/ml)
HDF −41.05 23.72 0.00 −66.93 19.60 0.00
HD 9.33 40.23 2.94 28.47
Once −23.16 16.00 0.00 −51.87 17.25 0.00
Twice −55.96 18.19 −80.48 8.54
  1. Hb Hemoglobin, Ca Calcium, P Phosphorus, PTH Parathyroid hormone, β2m beta 2 microglobulin, IL-6 interleukin-6, hs-CRP highly sensitive C-reactive protein