TABLE 4

Biochemical and hormonal parameters in the study patients

Creatinine clearance (ml · min−1 · 1.73 m−2)
≥9070–8950–6930–49
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Hb (mmol/l)8.9 ± 1.18.7 ± 1.38.4 ± 1.08.0 ± 0.9*
Bicarbonate (mmol/l)24 ± 224 ± 322 ± 220 ± 2
Potassium (mmol/l)4.1 ± 0.54.0 ± 0.64.2 ± 0.54.5 ± 0.7
Magnesium (mmol/l)0.92 ± 0.120.93 ± 0.140.90 ± 0.130.88 ± 0.09
Calcium (mmol/l)2.4 ± 0.32.4 ± 0.22.3 ± 0.32.2 ± 0.3
Phosphorus (mmol/l)1.22 ± 0.201.20 ± 0.181.27 ± 0.211.31 ± 0.23
Parathyroid hormone (ng/l)59 ± 3564 ± 3265 ± 3181 ± 37
Glucagon (ng/l)74 ± 3170 ± 2581 ± 3077 ± 27
Growth hormone (μg/l)4.5 ± 1.94.7 ± 2.04.7 ± 1.74.3 ± 1.6
  • Data are means ± SD. Comparisons are by one-way ANOVA.

  • *

    * P < 0.05 vs. patients with creatinine clearance ≥90 ml · min−1 · 1.73 m−2;

  • P < 0.01 vs. patients with creatinine clearance ≥90 ml · min−1 · 1.73 m−2;

  • P < 0.001 vs. patients with creatinine clearance ≥90 ml · min−1 · 1.73 m−2. To convert to conventional units, multiply Hb by 1.611 (mg/dl).