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Table 4 Renal outcomes of AKI patients in the GDRRT and DHF groups

From: New, goal-directed approach to renal replacement therapy improves acute kidney injury treatment after cardiac surgery

  GDRRT (n = 70) DHF (n = 70) P value
Max BUN (mmol/L) 52.2 ± 23.5 45.5 ± 26.1 0.226
Max SCr ( μmol/L) 441.7 ± 189.9 561.0 ± 239.2 < 0.001
BUN at discharge (mmol/L) 29.6 ± 17.7 34.2 ± 20.9 0.356
Scr at discharge (μmol/L) 275.5 ± 164.3 377.2 ± 265.8 0.007
K+ after RRT ((mmol/L) 4.5 ± 0.8 4.8 ± 0.5 0.008
Urinary volume after 72 h (ml) 1590 (450 - 3285) 370 (84- 1365) 0.002
Oliguria resolve time (d) 2.5 (1.0 - 3.8) 5 (2.5 - 8.5) 0.033
Complete renal recovery (%) 37% 19% 0.016
Time for complete renal recovery (d) 13 ± 9 22 ± 14 0.042
Partial renal recovery (%) 9% 15% 0.409
RRT independence at discharge (%) 42% 29% 0.111
  1. Max BUN = maximum blood urea nitrogen, Max SCr = maximum serum creatinine.