Table 3 : CKD stage wise correlations of cardiovascular biomarkers with LVMI.


  CKD Stage 3 (n=40)
LVMI (g/m2)
CKD Stage 4 (n=40)
LVMI (g/m2)
CKD Stage 5 (n=40)
LVMI (g/m2)

  ( r ) (p-Value) ( r ) (p-Value) ( r ) (p-Value)

Hb( gm)P -0.805 (0.0001) -0.836 (0.0001) -0.699 (0.0001)
Serum cTn-T (>0.01 ng/ml) 0.480 (0.002)P 0.451 (0.003)S 0.403 (0.010)S
Plasma NT-pro- BNP (pg/ml)S 0.687 (0.0001) 0.783 (0.0001) 0.693 (0.0001)
Serum hs-CRP (mg/L)S 0.331 (0.037) 0.400  (0.010) 0.401  (0.010)
UACR (mg/g of creatinine)S 0.811 (0.0001) 0.556 (0.0001) 0.345 (0.029)

S: spearman's rho correlation coefficient; P=Pearson's correlation coefficient; (r)=Correlation

Sathi et al.Clinical Nephrology and Urology Science  2014 1:4DOI : 10.7243/2054-7161-1-4