Skip to main content

Table 1 Baseline demographic data for conventional HD and nocturnal HD patients

From: Conventional hemodialysis is associated with greater bone loss than nocturnal hemodialysis: a retrospective observational study of a convenience cohort

  Conventional HD Nocturnal HD
N 52 36
Age (years) 66 ± 9 43 ± 10
Cause of ESRD   
 Diabetes 32 % 11 %
 Glomerulopathy 21 % 36 %
 Hypertension 10 % 2 %
 PCKD 8 % 14 %
 Renovascular 10 %
 TMA 14 %
 Unknown 10 % 9 %
Comorbiditiesa   
 Diabetes 32 % 11 %
 HTN 32 % 28 %
 Vascular disease 15 % 17 %
% male 71 % 58 %
Weight (kg) 73 ± 15 73 ± 16
Dialysis vintage (months) 47 ± 30 52 ± 66
  1. Abbreviations: HTN hypertension, PCKD polycystic kidney disease, TMA thrombotic microangiopathy
  2. aComorbidities identified in a chart review for patients at time of enrollment in the study