hyponatremia


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hyponatremia

[‚hī·pə·nə′trē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Subnormal or reduced blood sodium levels.
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Key Words: Hyponatremia, Cirrhosis liver, Hepatic encephalopathy
Treatment with hypertonic saline (3%) is restricted for profound hyponatremia (sodium <125 mEq/L) or hyponatremia with significant symptoms.
Treatment was started on the diagnosis of probable normovolemic hyponatremia as physical examination did not reveal any signs of fluid overload.
19] However, the pathophysiology of hyponatremia with these conditions remains elusive.
Prevalence of hyponatremia and association with mortality: Results from NHANES.
Treatment of hyponatremia is warranted when levels are too low or the patient is having overt symptoms.
Conclusion: The hyponatremia, infections and constipation were the main precipitants of hepatic encephalopathy while frequency of GI bleed related HE had decrease.
11], hyponatremia due to Peritoneal Dialysis, Wernicke encephalopathy.
Given the severity of the hyponatremia a treatment with hypertonic saline 3% was started in the Emergency Room and his existing Levofloxacin treatment was stopped.
Hyponatremia and mortality: moving beyond associations.
Hyponatremia is a common electrolyte abnormality that occurs during acute attacks.
The baby, however, was born two months premature, with respiratory problems, a possible hemorrhage and severe hyponatremia, which is low-sodium concentration in the blood and is associated with congestive heart, liver and kidney failure and pneumonia.