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Clinical and Experimental Nephrology

, Volume 23, Issue 11, pp 1343–1343 | Cite as

Correction to: Regional prescription surveillance of phosphate binders in the western Saitama area: the substantial role of ferric citrate hydrate in improving serum phosphorus levels and erythropoiesis

  • Hiroaki Amano
  • Yoichi Ohno
  • Tsutomu Inoue
  • Koji Tomori
  • Kazuya Ohama
  • Hirokazu OkadaEmail author
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Correction to: Clinical and Experimental Nephrology (2019) 23:841–851  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10157-019-01715-8

In the Original publication, Under the Table 1, the number of participants in the April has been incorrectly published as 1373. The corrected table is given below:

Table 1 Patient characteristics

Characteristics

April

September

p value

Participants

1374

  

Sex (male  %)

63

  

Age

68 [60–76]

  

Dialysis vintage

6 [3–10]

  

Etiology of renal failure (%)

   

 Diabetic nephropathy

38

  

 Chronic glomerular nephritis

18

  

 Nephrosclerosis

14

  

 Polycystic kidney disease

5

  

 ANCA associated vasculitis

0.8

  

 Others

24

  

PTX history (%)

1

  

BMI (kg/m2)

21.3 [19.2–23.8]

21.2 [19.1–23.9]

< 0.001

GNRI (%)

95 [89–101]

94 [89–100]

0.01

BUN (mg/dL)

63 ± 14

59 ± 14

< 0.001

Cr (mg/dL)

10.5 ± 2.7

10.6 ± 2.6

0.2

Alb (g/dL)

3.6 [3.4–3.8]

3.6 [3.4–3.8]

0.02

Corrected Ca (mg/dL)

9.1 [8.7–9.6]

9.2 [8.8–9.6]

0.01

Serum phosphorus (mg/dL)

5.4 [4.7–6.2]

5.2 [4.5–6.0]

< 0.001

I-PTH (pg/dL)

147 [83–213]

127 [76–210]

< 0.001

Hb (g/dL)

10.8 [10.2–11.4]

10.8 [10.2–11.4]

0.8

Ferritin (ng/mL)

56 [24–134]

64 [24–144]

0.08

TSAT (%)

26 [18–40]

27 [19–43]

0.04

Kt/V

1.4 [1.3–1.6]

1.5 [1.3–1.6]

< 0.001

Unless otherwise indicated, the values for continuous variables are presented as mean ± standard deviation or median (interquartile range). We choose an appropriate test, either the paired t test or Wilcoxon signed- rank test, as per the distribution of the variable

ANCA antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody, PTX parathyroidectomy, BMI body mass index, GNRI geriatric nutritional risk index, BUN blood urea nitrogen, Cr serum creatinine, Alb serum albumin, I-PTH intact parathyroid hormone, Corrected Ca corrected serum calcium, TSAT transferrin saturation, Hb hemoglobin

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroaki Amano
    • 1
  • Yoichi Ohno
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tsutomu Inoue
    • 1
  • Koji Tomori
    • 1
  • Kazuya Ohama
    • 3
  • Hirokazu Okada
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Nephrology, Faculty of MedicineSaitama Medical UniversityIrumagunJapan
  2. 2.Community Health Science CenterSaitama Medical UniversityIrumagunJapan
  3. 3.Hemodialysis UnitSaitama Medical UniversityIrumagunJapan

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