Table 5.

Effect of exchanging different volumes of a 5 L dialysate/replacement fluid bag with sterile water (NxStage PureFlow dialysate solution RFP 401)

Volume replaced (ml)Sodium Final (mEq/L)Potassium Final (mEq/L)Bicarbonate Final (mEq/L)Calcium Final (mEq/L)Magnesium Final (mEq/L)Chloride Final (mEq/L)
0140.004.0032.003.001.00113.00
250133.003.8030.402.850.95107.35
429127.993.6629.252.740.91103.30
500126.003.6028.802.700.90101.70
713120.043.4327.442.570.8696.89
750119.003.4027.202.550.8596.05
1000112.003.2025.602.400.8090.40
1250105.003.0024.002.250.7584.75
  • Reprinted from ref. (29), Copyright Elsevier (2014).