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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: Effects of intermittent hemodialysis on plasmatic levels of endocan

Sex, male 6 (55%)
Age, years 66 (59–69)
Body weight on ICU admission, kg 80 (72–96)
SAPS II on ICU admission 48 (41–72)
Disorder category  
Medical 8 (73%)
Surgical 3 (27%)
Preexisting conditions  
 Chronic kidney failure 5 (45%)
 Chronic heart failure 3 (27%)
 Cirrhosis 1 (9%)
 Diabetes mellitus 4 (36%)
Diagnosis on ICU admission  
 Soft tissues infection 3 (27%)
 Pneumonia 3 (27)
 Carbon monoxide poisoning 1 (9%)
 Decompensated cirrhosis 1 (9%)
 Cardiogenic shock 1 (9%)
 Hemorrhagic shock 1 (9%)
 Gas embolism 1 (9%)
Inflammation biomarkers on day of hemodialysis  
 CRP, mg/l 66 (41–154)
 Procalcitonin, ng/ml 2 (1.4–2.8)
Characteristics of hemodialysis  
 Residual volume of diuresis (ml/24 h) 100 (25–450)
 Systemic anticoagulation 8 (72%)
 Daily UFH dose, IU/24 h 10000 (0; 12000)
 Heparin-coated membrane (EVODIAL) 3 (27%)
 Duration of hemodialysis, hrs 5 (4.5–6)
 Blood flow rate, ml/min 250 (250–250)
 Dialysate flow rate, ml/min 500 (500–500)
 Ultrafiltration volume, ml 2000 (860–2500)
 Ultrafiltration rate, ml/h 333 (240–500)
  1. Anticoagulation of the extracorporeal circuit with unfractioned heparin 5000 IU was performed for all patients. Data are presented as number (%) or median (IQR)
  2. SAPS, Simplified Acute Physiology Score; ICU, Intensive Care Unit; IU, International Unit; UFH, unfractioned heparin