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Table 2 Baseline and 1-year follow-up predialysis biochemical data

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

  Baseline 1 year
  Conventional Nocturnal Conventional Nocturnal
Calcium (mM) 2.28 ± 0.19 2.42 ± 0.20† 2.29 ± 0.21 2.42 ± 0.20
Phosphorus (mM) 1.50 ± 0.43 1.58 ± 0.59 1.54 ± 0.42 1.15 ± 0.37*‡
Parathyroid hormone (pM) 42 ± 42 40 ± 52 42 ± 43 42 ± 82
  1. p = 0.007 compared with CHD at baseline
  2. p < 0.05 compared with CHD at 1 year follow-up
  3. *p < 0.01 compared with NHD at baseline
  4. Predialysis represents lab investigations on the day of dialysis before a dialysis session