Table 4: Comparison between patients as regards to location of shunt.

 

 

Bronchial AVF

Radial AVF

 

P

Age (years)

58 14

55 9

> 0.05

Duration of CKD (months)

114 22

39.5 29

< 0.001

Duration of hemodialysis (months)

97.7 26

30.6 24

< 0.001

Duration of AVF(months)

93.8 28

30.3 24

< 0.001

Body mass index

28.2 5.7

27.4 4.7

> 0.5

Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)

136 10

134 15

> 0.5

Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)

86 7

82 7

> 0.5

Heart rate ( beat /min)

95 10

88 7

> 0.5

Serum creatinine (mg/dl)

8.9 1.8

7.75 1.9

> 0.5

Blood urea (mg/dl)

153 35

153.8 36

> 0.5

KT/V

1.3 0.19

1.4 0.16

> 0.5

Serum calcium (mg/dl)

8.9 0.6

8.5 0.7

> 0.5

Serum phosphorus (mg/dl)

6.5 0.7

5.9 1.2

> 0.5

Parathyroid hormone (pg/ml)

477 302

437 246

> 0.5

Hemoglobin levels (g/dl)

9.9 1.4

11 1.2

< 0.05

Serum uric acid (mg/dl)

6.1 0.6

6.4 1.7

> 0.5

Serum albumin (g/dl)

4.1 0.4

4.1 0.6

> 0.5

Random blood glucose (mg/dl)

118 41

114 59

> 0.5

Cholesterol (mg/dl)

198 18

219 28

> 0.5

Triglycerides (mg/dl)

143 52

159 43

> 0.5

LDL (mg/dl)

111 17

116 16

> 0.5

Left ventricular end diastolic dimension (mm)

5.2 0.7

5.1 0.8

> 0.5

Left ventricular end systolic dimension (mm)

4.2 0.6

3.6 0.9

> 0.5

Ejection fraction %

59.5 9

66 5.8

> 0.5

Fractional shortening %

32.8 5

36.6 3.2

> 0.5

Left atrial dimension (mm)

4.7 0.4

4 0.8

< 0.05

cardiac output (ml/min)

8305 437

7757 672

< 0.05

Pulmonary artery pressure( mmHg)

53.6 9.7

37 14

< 0.005

AVF blood flow ( ml/min)

1397 163

1027 237

< 0.001