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Table 2 Patient characteristics

From: Intra-dialytic hypotension following the transition from continuous to intermittent renal replacement therapy

Characteristics N = 213
Female sex 64 (30.0%)
Category
 Medical 120 (56.3%)
 Surgical 93 (43.7%)
Age (years) 62.7 (52.8; 72.2)
Admission weight (kg) 85 (71; 101)
Baseline estimated glomerular filtration rate 46 (25; 74)
Comorbidities
 Myocardial infarction 27 (12.7%)
 Diabetes 65 (30.5%)
 Congestive heart failure 34 (16.0%)
 Peripheral artery disease 17 (8.0%)
 Chronic lung disease 43 (20.2%)
 Malignancy 30 (14.1%)
 Moderate to severe liver disease 17 (8.0%)
 Charlson score 2 (1; 4)
Time from hospital admission to RRT (days) 5 (2; 12)
Number of transitions attempts
 1 198 (93.0%)
 2 12 (5.6%)
 3 3 (1.4%)
Time on CRRT before transition attempt (days) 5 (3; 10)
Time gap between CRRT and IRRT (h) 24.5 (15.3; 41.2)
Outcomes
 Death in the ICU 82 (38.5%)
 Death in hospital 93 (43.7%)
 Discharged from hospital without RRT 89 (41.8%)
 Discharged from hospital with RRT 31 (14.6%)
 Length of stay in the ICU (days) 23 (14; 42)
 Length of hospital stay (days) 38 (24; 65)
  At CRRT discontinuation Before IRRT
Severity of illness (n = 231 transitions)
 Total SOFA scoreb 9 (SD:4) 10 (SD:3)
 Vasopressor use 95 (41.1%) 102 (44.2%)
 VIS 0 (IQR: 0; 7.5) 0 (IQR: 0; 8.0)
 Mechanical ventilation 205 (88.7%) 201 (87.0%)
 Cumulative fluid balance (liters) 7.4 (IQR: 1,5; 14.1) 7.6 (IQR: 2.3; 15.2)
 Fluid accumulation (% of body weight) 8.3 (1.7; 16.7) 8.0 (2.7; 17.7)
  1. Data are presented in mean (standard deviation (SD)) or median (interquartile range (IQR)), where appropriate
  2. CRRT continuous renal replacement therapy, therapy, IRRT Intermittent renal replacement therapy, VIS vasoactive-inotropic score
  3. aNumber of times a transition from CRRT-to-IRRT occurred during intensive care unit (ICU) stay
  4. bDetailed components of the sequential organ failure assessment (SOFA) score are presented in Tables S5 of the Additional file 1: Appendix