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Table 1 Characteristics of patient encounters

From: Pedal edema and jugular venous pressure for volume overload in peritoneal dialysis patients

  Euvolemic (n = 13) Volume overloaded (n = 12)
Age (SD) 51 (13) 66 (11)
Male, % 62 67
Diabetes, % 15 23
Residual GFRa (SD) 4.42 (2.57) 4.18 (3.68)
Systolic BP (SD) 139 (19) 138 (19)
Diastolic BP (SD) 84 (15) 77 (11)
BMI (SD) 25 (6) 31 (6)
No hypertensive medications, % 38 23
One hypertensive medication, % 15 42
More than one hypertensive medication, % 46 38
OH, L (SD) 0.2 (0.5) 2.3 (0.8)
TBW, L (SD) 38.0 (9.3) 38.4 (9.6)
ECW, L (SD) 17.0 (4.2) 19.5 (4.7)
ICW, L (SD) 21.0 (5.5) 18.8 (5.1)
OH/ECW, % (SD) 1.0 (3.3) 11.6 (3.8)
  1. aOne patient in the volume-overload group did not have a residual GFR calculated
  2. Abbreviations: BP blood pressure (sitting), ECW extracellular water, BMI body mass index, GFR glomerular filtration rate, ICW intracellular water, OH overhydration, TBW total body water