Table 1: Patient characteristics.

Characteristics

Age (years)
Male17 (63%)
Body mass index (kg/m2)
Ethnicity
 Caucasian16 (59%)
 Black8 (30%)
Presumptive cause of ESRD
 Hypertensive nephrosclerosis6 (22%)
 Chronic glomerulonephritis6 (22%)
 Diabetic nephropathy5 (19%)
 Other10 (37%)
Comorbidities
 Hypertension26 (97%)
 Dyslipidemia20 (74%)
 Diabetes7 (26%)
 Coronary artery disease9 (33%)
 Smoking5 (19%)
Dialysis modality
 In-center hemodialysis17 (63%)
 Home hemodialysis4 (15%)
 Peritoneal dialysis5 (19%)
 Predialysis1 (4%)
Time spent on dialysis (years)
Prior kidney transplantation3 (11%)
Prior subtotal parathyroidectomy2 (7%)
Follow-up after transplant (years)
Cinacalcet use after transplant (months)

Continuous variables are expressed as mean ± standard deviation; categorical variables are expressed as count (%).