Table 2 : Overall correlations of cardiovascular biomarkers and other
variables with LVMI in predialysis CKD patients (n=120).


  LVMI(g/m2)

  Correlation
Coefficient (r)
P-Value

Age (years)P 0.197 0.031
Duration of CKD (years)P 0.298 0.001
e GFR mL/min/1.73 m2 BSAP -0.379 0.0001
Systolic BP (mm Hg) 0.264 0.004
Diastolic BP (mm Hg) 0.112 0.224
Hemoglobin (gm/dl) -0.757 0.0001
Blood urea (mg/dl) 0.337 0.0001
Serum creatinine (mg/dl)P 0.449 0.0001
Serum intact- PTH (pg/ml)P 0.189 0.039
Serum cTn-T (>0.01 ng/ml)S 0.479 0.0001
Plasma NT-proBNP (pg/ml)S 0.769 0.0001
 Serum hs-CRP (mg/L)S 0.246 0.007
UACR (mg /g of creatinine)S 0.664 0.0001

P=Pearson's correlation coefficient
(r)=Correlation coefficient
UACR=urine albumin creatinine ratio

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