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24 December 2020 : Clinical Research  

Comparison of Second- and Third-Generation Parathyroid Hormone Test Results in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Magdalena Wójtowicz1ABCDEF, Wiesław Piechota1CDEF*, Zofia Wańkowicz2DEF, Jerzy Smoszna2DE, Stanisław Niemczyk2DE

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.928301

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e928301

Table 1 Characteristics of the study group and the control group.

Study participantsStudy group (n=205)Control group (n=30: healthy volunteers)
Predialysis period (n=78: stage 3: 36 patients, stage 4: 35 patients, stage 5: 7 patients)Hemodialyzed (n=95)Peritoneal dialysis (n=32)
Age (years)64±1166±1463±1459±13
Sex (men/women)52/2659/3616/1616/14
Medical history:
Causes of CKDtype 2 diabetes mellitusBased on the interview: no history of kidney disease, diabetes, untreated or poorly controlled hypertension, hyperparathyroidism or hypoparathyroidism, taking vitamin D and/or calcium preparations
23 patients – 29%21 patients – 22%9 patients – 28%
Chronic glomerulonephritis
20 patients – 26%14 patients – 15%3 patients – 9%
Hypertension
6 patients – 8%10 patients – 11%6 patients – 19%
Polycystic kidney disease
3 patients – 4%4 patients – 4%3 patients – 9%
Type 1 diabetes
4 patients – 5%4 patients – 4%1 patient – 3%
Unknown or uncertain causes
7 patients – 9%21 patients – 22%5 patients – 16%
Other and rare causes
15 patients – 19%21 patients – 22%5 patients – 16%
Duration of dialysis treatment/number of patients
1–1–
5–10 years/125–10 years/2
>10 years/3>10 years/2
Blood samples were taken between January and December 2016.

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