Table 3: Blood lipids and other parameters before and after switching from conventional to ultrapure dialysis fluid.

VariableConventional dialysis fluidUltrapure dialysis fluid

Triglycerides (mg/L) 0.006*
Cholesterol (mg/L) 0.001*
LDL (mg/L) 0.6
HDL (mg/L) 0.02*
Fibrinogen (mg/L) 0.6
Albumin (g/L) 0.2
CRP (mg/L)2.5 (0.15–7.2)1.8 (0.1–7.4)0.3

*Statistically significant.