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Table 1 Dialysate composition

From: Regional citrate anticoagulation in hemodialysis: an observational study of safety, efficacy, and effect on calcium balance during routine care

  Regional citrate anticoagulation Heparin-anticoagulated citrate dialysate Heparin-anticoagulated acetate dialysate
Acidification Acetate 3 mmol/L Citrate 1 mmol/L Acetate 3 mmol/L
Na (mmol/L) 140 140 140
Mg (mmol/L) 0.5 0.5 0.5
Dextrose (mmol/L) 5 5 5
Ca (mmol/L) 0 1.5 1.25
K (mmol/L) 1 to 4 1 to 4 1 to 4
HCO3 (mmol/L) 28 35 35