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Clinical Study

Dialysis Complications in AKI Patients Treated with Extended Daily Dialysis: Is the Duration of Therapy Important?

Table 1

Clinical characteristics of AKI patients treated with EDD.


Age (years)
Male gender (%) 53 (70.6)
Weight (kg)
Focus of infection (%)
 Abdominal32 (42.6)
 Pulmonary25 (33.3)
 Others18 (24)
Comorbidities (%)
 Hypertension37 (49.3)
 DM15 (20)
 CKD9 (12)
 Heart failure41 (54.6%)
Dialysis complications (%)
 Hypotension62 (82.6)
 Filter clotting19 (25.3)
 Hypokalemia8 (10.6)
 Hypophosphatemia15 (20)
Patient outcome (%)
 Recovery of renal function10 (13.5)
 Chronic dialysis6 (8.1)
 Death58 (78.3)

Amounts shown in frequency, mean, standard deviation, and proportion.
AKI: acute kidney injury, EDD: extended daily dialysis, SAH: systemic arterial hypertension, DM: diabetes mellitus, CKD: chronic kidney diseases, ATN-ISS: prognostic specific to the NTA, and SOFA: sequential organ failure assessment score.