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Clinical Study

Functional and Respiratory Capacity of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Undergoing Cycle Ergometer Training during Hemodialysis Sessions: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Table 2

Laboratory tests results in the treatment group (TG, n = 20) and the control group (CG, n = 19), with intragroup comparison and between groups.

VariablesGroupsBaseline Mean (SD)Follow-up Mean (SD)p intragroupp between groups

Ht (%)TG32.54 (4.44)33.32 (4.05)0.1760.008
CG33.96 (5.97)31.75 (5.42)0.028

Hb (g/dL)TG10.28 (1.37)10.70 (1.14)0.1910.037
CG11.06 (2.23)10.25 (1.66)0.111

Creatinine (mg/dL)TG10.98 (1.44)10.36 (1.69)0.0160.005
CG10.08 (1.68)10.32 (1.66)0.172

Urea (mg/dL)TG149.47 (31.87)142.44 (28.68)0.0290.032
CG144.1 (32.02)147.90 (28.05)0.337

Kt/VTG1.39 (0.19)1.36 (0.185)0.5320.236
CG1.41 (0.25)1.48 (0.19)0.327

Albumin (g/dL)TG3.53 (0.37)3.79 (0.25)0.0010.001
CG3.54 (0.40)3.46 (0.41)0.29

Ht: hematocrit; Hb: hemoglobin; Kt/V: measure of hemodialysis adequacy; SD = standard deviation.

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