diuresis


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diuresis

[‚dī·yu̇′rē·səs]
(medicine)
Increased excretion of urine.
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Water cannot move out of the collecting ducts as they descend through the hyperosmotic medulla, and the resulting diuresis occurs without affecting plasma sodium or potassium.
Caption: "Spironolactone is a great medication in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, but the doses we typically use are generally suboptimal to achieve diuresis," said Dr.
Influence of plasma drug concentration, diuresis and urine pH on renal clearance of the cefixime was analysed by regression/correlation method at p0.05) (Figure-2a), a non-significant positive correlation with the renal clearance of cefixime (p>0.05) (Figure-2b).
This led to a significantly increased diuresis under empagliflozin with a total urinary excretion of 579 ml ([+ or -] 194.8) versus 367 ml ([+ or -] 158.8) in the placebo group (treatment effect 158 ml (CI 48.29, 267.74) p = 0.017).
Further, residual diuresis was found as a positive influencing factor on the concentration of IS (Figures 1 and 2); therefore, this data was also analyzed separately in anuric and residual diuresis patients (Table 4).
Whilst the severity of hypoxia at presentation was probably exacerbated by acute pulmonary oedema, the ongoing hypoxia (despite successful diuresis), and consistently hyperdynamic circulation suggested the underlying pathology might be more complicated.
In addition, secretion of vasopressin limits water loss via kidney, which all leads to hyponatremia [1, 3], while hypernatremia in DKA occurs from hypotonic renal losses, which is water excretion in excess of sodium and potassium, due to glycosuria-induced osmotic diuresis and inappropriate water replacement [3].
Dialysis was not initiated because the onset of visual loss was not acute, methanol level could not be evaluated, and diuresis was active.
Among HD, 94% of the patients had arterialvenous fistula as vascular access and 53% had residual diuresis of more than 500 ml/24 hours.
Diuresis was achieved through use of daily loop diuretics.