International Journal of Nephrology / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Metformin-Associated Acute Kidney Injury and Lactic Acidosis

Table 2

Prognostic factors for renal replacement therapy requirement.

RRT requiredRRT not required *

Hemoglobin (g/L)109.9 ± 16.8134.7 ± 24.60.002
Potassium (mmol/L)6.03 ± 1.114.81 ± 1.550.015
pH7.06 ± 0.197.24 ± 0.090.023
Serum proteins (g/L)63.3 ± 12.273.2 ± 10.50.041
Creatinine (μmol/L)666.54 ± 309.40449.07 ± 221.880.07
Bicarbonate (mmol/L)9.51 ± 6.9814.56 ± 6.350.08
Lactate (mmol/L)9.54 ± 5.297.97 ± 4.320.44
Anion gap29.75 ± 11.2127.44 ± 7.990.59
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)121.26 ± 43.30115.60 ± 23.650.71
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)63.37 ± 20.3262.22 ± 18.770.89
Mean blood pressure (mmHg)82.67 ± 27.3578.74 ± 17.820.70

*Significant values between groups highlighted in bold.

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