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05 June 2024: Clinical Research

Serum Lipoprotein(a) Levels as a Predictor of Aortic Stiffness in Patients on Long-Term Peritoneal Dialysis

Po-Yu Huang 12BCDEF* , Bang-Gee Hsu 234ABCDEFG* , Yu-Li Lin 234ABCG , Chi-Chong Tang 23B , Hung-Hsiang Liou 5AD , Jen-Pi Tsai 124ABCDFG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.944348

Med Sci Monit 2024; 30:e944348

Table 2 Multivariable logistic regression analysis of the factors correlated to arterial stiffness among 148 peritoneal dialysis patients.

VariablesOdds ratio95% confidence intervalP value
Lipoprotein(a), 1 mg/L1.0071.003–1.011*
Age, 1 year1.0340.992–1.0780.114
Diabetes, present2.0640.663–6.4210.211
Systolic blood pressure, 1 mmHg1.0190.995–1.0430.115
Waist circumference, 1 cm1.0390.992–1.0880.106
Glucose, 1 mg/dL1.0070.995–1.0180.257
Weekly Kt/V0.3910.136–1.1210.080
Analysis data was done using the multivariate logistic regression analysis (adopted factors: age, diabetes, systolic blood pressure, waist circumference, fasting glucose, Weekly Kt/V, and lipoprotein(a)). Weekly Kt/V – weekly fractional clearance index for urea.

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