Table 4: Comparison between patients with echocadiographic abnormalities and those without as regards to tested variables.

 

Echocardiographic results

Normal

Abnormal

P

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Age (Year)

43.4

14.8

48

12.4

> 0.05

BMI

26.2

5.3

28

8.2

> 0.05

Dialysis period (Year)

6

4.2

5.8

3.8

> 0.05

SBP (mmHg)

140

26.3

136

25

> 0.05

DBP (mmHg)

83.5

13.6

82.5

13

> 0.05

Heart rate (b/m)

72.3

4.7

73.3

5

> 0.05

Creatinine (mg/dl)

9.8

3

9.3

3

> 0.05

Urea (mg/dl)

112

51.9

137

47.7

> 0.05

Kt/V

1.5

0.2

1.4

0.19

> 0.05

Haemoglobin (g/dl)

Calcium (mg/dl)

9.8

9.2

1.8

1

10

9.8

1.7

1.7

> 0.05

> 0.05

Phosphorus (mg/dl)

5.4

1.6

5.5

1.6

> 0.05

alkaline phosphatase (mg/dl)

184

145

164

140

> 0.05

Parathyroid hormone (Pg/ml)

251

143

237

236

> 0.05

Cholesterol (mg/dl)

171

29

173

41

> 0.05

Triglycride (mg/dl)

156

49

154

56

> 0.05

T3 (ng/dL)

81.1

20

64.2

20

< 0.005

T4 (g/dL)

5.26

1.7

5.09

2.1

> 0.05

TSH (IU/mL)

2.77

1.6

3.58

4.7

> 0.05

FT3 (ng/dL)

3.88

0.5

3.80

0.6

> 0.05

FT4 (ng/dL)

1.10

0.18

1.14

0.25

> 0.05

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BMI: Body Mass Index; SBP: Systolic Blood Pressure; DBP: Diastolic Blood Pressure; TSH: Thyroid Stimulating Hormone; T3: Triiodothyronine; T4: thyroxine; FT3: Free Triiodothyronine; FT4: Free Thyroxine