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Research Article

Hyperphosphatemia and hs-CRP Initiate the Coronary Artery Calcification in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

Table 1

Clinical characteristics of the peritoneal dialysis patients.

Coronary artery calcification value
Noninitiation ()Initiation ()Total ()

Age (years)0.749
Gender (male)45.9%57.6%51.40%0.335
BMI (kg/m2)0.087
Cause of ESRD0.241
 Diabetes mellitus8.1%15.2%11.40%
SBP (mmHg)0.030
DBP (mmHg)0.322
All-cause deaths2.7%15.2%8.60%0.065
Follow-up time (months)0.351
Baseline duration of PD (months)0.638
CACS-initiated0 (0, 0)29.6 (16.6, 100.7)0.9 (0, 25.9)<0.001
Calcium carbonate75.7%69.7%72.90%0.577

BMI: body mass index; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; CAPD: continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis; CVD: cardiovascular disease; CACS-initiated: the CACS we detected firstly when coronary artery calcification occurred.

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