hyponatremia

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hyponatremia

[‚hī·pə·nə′trē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Subnormal or reduced blood sodium levels.
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Patients with chronic hyponatremia may appear minimally symptomatic or asymptomatic.
Decaux, "Mild chronic hyponatremia is associated with falls, unsteadiness, and attention deficits," The American Journal of Medicine, vol.
Once in the MICU, despite likely chronic hyponatremia, he receives hypertonic (3%) saline, followed by normal saline.
The researchers had similar results when they matched 46,256 patients with fragility fractures to 46,256 without: The fracture risk was substantially increased in patients with chronic hyponatremia (aOR, 4.71) and recent hyponatremia (aOR, 3.08).
Chronic hyponatremia increases osteoclast proliferation and activity while recent hyponatremia reduces reaction time and makes it less likely people will catch themselves if they stumble.
Several lines of evidence suggest that rapid correction of chronic hyponatremia may be associated with severe complications, especially serious neurologic injury in patients undergoing fluid restriction [28].
and chronic hyponatremia as hyponatremia that is documented to exist for at least 48 h.
Here, we report the results of tolvaptan treatment in three pediatric patients who developed symptomatic chronic hyponatremia due to SIADH.
In the article titled "Management Challenges in a Child with Chronic Hyponatremia: Use of V2 Receptor Antagonist" [1], the name of the fourth author was reversed.
Acute on chronic hyponatremia in cirrhotic patients after binge drinking is another risk factor that can lead to rapid decompensation in the cirrhotic patient and a symptomatic or even fatal outcome.
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