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Table 2 Baseline parameters before each intervention in chronic kidney disease patients

From: The added-up albumin enhances the diuretic effect of furosemide in patients with hypoalbuminemic chronic kidney disease: a randomized controlled study

  Furosemide Furosemide + Albumin P-value
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Weight (kgs) 65.6 ± 11.4 65.7 ± 11.5 0.83
Blood pressure (mmHg) systolic 131.2 ± 6.0 131.8 ± 6.5 0.27
diastolic 79.3 ± 5.3 79.9 ± 5.9 0.33
Calculated GFR (mL/min/1.732) 31.5 ± 14.6 30.5 ± 13.1 0.19
Serum albumin (g/dL) 2.99 ± 0.30 2.97 ± 0.30 0.31
24-hr urine protein (g/d)† 0.45 0.56 0.27††
Urine volume at 6 hours (L) 0.43 ± 0.32 0.40 ± 0.23 0.58
Urine volume at 24 hours (L) 1.95 ± 0.82 1.89 ± 0.59 0.62
Urine sodium at 6 hours (mEq) 17.4 ± 17.7 15.8 ± 13.6 0.32
Urine sodium at 24 hours (mEq) 81.5 ± 46.0 78.3 ± 39.2 0.52
Urine potassium at 6 hours (mEq) 6.89 ± 5.2 6.83 ± 3.99 0.94
Urine potassium at 24 hours (mEq) 37.9 ± 12.2 37.4 ± 13.3 0.87
  1. † Median.
  2. †† Evaluated by nonparametric test.
  3. GFR = Glomerular filtration rate SD = standard deviation.