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Table 2 Mass transfer, clearance and sieving coefficient of procalcitonin

From: Mass transfer, clearance and plasma concentration of procalcitonin during continuous venovenous hemofiltration in patients with septic shock and acute oliguric renal failure

  T15' T60' T6h
Total inlet mass (ng/min) 10,663 ± 17,660 11,264 ± 19,122 10,713 ± 19,571
Total outlet mass (ng/min) 6438 ± 12,595 7503 ± 13962 7538 ± 15,558
Total mass transfer (ultrafiltrate) (ng/min) 102 ± 154 170 ± 265 526 ± 764
Mad (ng/min) 4122 ± 6263 3591 ± 5401 2647 ± 3901
Plasma clearance (ml/min) 37.4 ± 8.7* 34.7 ± 4.16* 31.5 ± 7*
Ultrafiltrate clearance (ml/min) 1.85 ± 1.73** 2.37 ± 1.8** 5.01 ± 2.31**
Sieving coefficient 0.07 ± 0.07** 0.09 ± 0.07** 0.19 ± 0.1**
  1. Data presented as mean ± standard deviation. T15', 15 min after setup of continuous venovenous hemofiltration (CVVH); T60', 60 min after setup of CVVH; T6h, 6 hours after setup of CVVH. * Not significant, **P < 0.05.