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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study patients.

From: Sustained low efficiency dialysis using a single-pass batch system in acute kidney injury - a randomized interventional trial: the REnal Replacement Therapy Study in Intensive Care Unit PatiEnts

  All (n = 232) SLED (n = 115) CVVH (n = 117) P
Sex (female) 75 (32.3%) 43 (37.4%) 32 (27.4%) 0.135*
Age (years) 66.2 ± 12.4 66.6 ± 12.6 65.8 ± 12.1 0.252**
Body weight (kg) 80.4 ± 17.5 80.7 ± 19.2 80.2 ± 15.6 0.407**
Body mass index (kg/m2) 27.2 ± 5.2 27.5 ± 5.6 26.9 ± 4.7 0.417**
Diabetes prevalence 54 (23.4%) 25 (21.7%) 29 (25.0%) 0.667*
Coronary artery disease 75 (33.2 %) 39 (35.5%) 36 (31.0%) 0.573*
Cancer 91 (39.6%) 45 (39.1%) 46 (40.0%) 0.999*
Liver transplantation 46 (19.9%) 21 (18.3%) 25 (21.6 %) 0.644*
Kidney transplantation 2 (0.9%) 0 2 (1.7%) 0.481*
Serum creatinine (mg/dl) 2.57 ± 1.17 2.59 ± 1.33 2.55 ± 1.00 0.319**
Urea (mg/dl) 135.1 ± 56.7 132.7 ± 59.7 137.3 ±53.9 0.203**
Urine output (ml/24h) 2713 ± 2022 2786 ± 1970 2643 ± 2 081 0.275**
Oliguria
(urine output < 500 ml/24h)
21 (14.0%) 9 (12.3%) 12 (15.6%) 0.368***
SAPS 68.5 ± 15.5 69.5 ± 14.0 67.6 ± 16.7 0.353**
Apache 31.8 ± 8.2 31.3 ± 8.7 32.2 ± 7.8 0.315**
TISS 48.7 ± 6.2 49.0 ± 5.4 48.5 ± 6.9 0.201**
Sepsis 121 (54.0%) 60 (54.0%) 61 (54.1%) 0.902*
  1. All values are expressed as number (percent) or mean ± SD; statistical analyses were performed for SLED versus CVVH. *2 × 2 table Chi square test with Yates' correction; **one-tailed Wilcoxon test. *** Fisher's exact test. Apache: Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II score; TISS: Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System; SAPS II: Simplified Acute Physiology Score II; SLED: sustained low efficiency dialysis; CVVH: continuous veno-venous hemofiltration.