Table 3: Comparison between with PHT and without PHT as regards to aboratory parameters.

 

Parameters

Patients without PHT

Patients with PHT

P

Duration of CKD (months)

18.13 7

57.7 41

< 0.001

Duration of hemodialysis (months)

19.8 8

60 40

< 0.001

Duration of AVF (months)

23 14

57.4 40

< 0.001

Body mass index

28.8 6.2

26.4 4.9

> 0.05

Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)

133 18

137 16

> 0.05

Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg0

82 7

84 7

> 0.05

Heart rate ( beat /min)

84 6.8

90 9.8

< 0.05

Serum creatinine (mg/dl)

5.2 2.6

6.6 2.4

> 0.001

Blood urea (mg/dl)

120 38

140 48

> 0.001

eGFR (ml/min)

26 5.4

22.9 4.8

> 0.05

KT/V

1.45 0.13

1.44 0.18

> 0.05

Serum calcium (mg/dl)

8.7 1

8.6 0.67

> 0.05

Serum phosphorus (mg/dl)

5.30 1.1

6.0 0.9

< 0.005

Parathyroid hormone ( pg/ml)

270 226

384 216

> 0.05

Hemoglobin levels (g/dl)

11.4 1

10.4 1.1

< 0.005

Serum uric acid (mg/dl)

6.7 1.4

6.6 1.7

> 0.05

Serum albumin (g/dl)

3.8 0.6

3.8 0.7

> 0.05

Random blood glucose (mg/dl)

115 15

116 23

> 0.05

Cholesterol (mg/dl)

219 23

207 23

> 0.05

Triglycerides (mg/dl)

150 29

147 48

> 0.05

LDL (mg/dl)

111 14

112 17

> 0.05

Left ventricular end diastolic dimension (mm)

4.60 0.4

5.55 0.8

< 0.001

Left ventricular end systolic dimension (mm)

3.0 0.4

4.13 0.8

< 0.001

Ejection fraction %

67.2 4.1

63.1 6.7

< 0.05

Fractional shortening %

37.16 2.4

34.88 3.8

< 0.05

Left atrial dimension ( mm)

3.73 0.53

4.50 0.65

< 0.001

cardiac output (ml/min)

6607 1031

7607 996

< 0.001

Pulmonary artery pressure( mmHg)

30 3

47 8

< 0.001

AVF blood flow (ml/min)

840.7 154

1228 238

< 0.001