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Clinical Study

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

Table 2

Clinical characteristics of AKI patients treated with different durations of EDD.

ParametersG1 = 6 h ()G2 = 10 h () value

Age (years)0.28
Male gender (%)25 (65.7)28 (75.6)0.34
Weight (kg)0.59
Infection site (%)
 Abdominal13 (34.2)12 (32.4)0.88
 Pulmonary12 (31.5)20 (54.0)0.002
Comorbidities (%)
 Hypertension21 (55.2)16 (43.2)0.29
 Heart failure20 (52.6)21 (56.8)0.41
 DM8 (21)7 (18.9)0.81
 CKD6 (15.7)3 (8.1)0.47
 ATN-ISS0.47
 SOFA0.20
Patient outcome (%)
 Recovery of renal function4 (10.5)6 (16.6)0.21
 Chronic dialysis4 (10.5)2 (5.5)0.28
 Death30 (78.9)28 (77.7)0.86

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.