Table 1: Characteristics of patients.

VariableValue

Age (years) m ± sd
Sex ratio 19/18 (male/female)
Initial nephropathy: (%)
 Undetermined nephropathy15 (38)
 Tubulointerstitial nephropathy8 (22)
 Diabetic 6 (16)
 Glomerular nephropathy6 (16)
 Amyloidosis 1 (3)
 Myeloma 1 (3)
Duration in hemodialysis (months) median
(IQ, 25, 75)
36 (16.5–106)
Body mass index (Kg/m2) m ± sd
Single pool m ± sd