Below you will find parts 1 and 2 of “Hyponatremia Explained Clearly,” which are part of Dr. Roger Seheult’s terrific MedCram video series (which offers “Medical Topics Explained Clearly by World-Class Instructors”).
Hyponatremia Explained Clearly – Part 1
Hyponatremia Explained Clearly – Part 2 of 4
Visit the MedCram YouTube page to access parts 3 and 4, as well as dozens of other high-quality informative videos on a wide range of medical topics.
Early reports from the Safety and Appropriateness of Growth hormone treatments in Europe (SAGhE) project noted increased cardiac and cerebrovascular mortality in adults who were treated for stature problems as children. In addition, other studies have linked stroke risk to short stature in general, hypothesizing that shorter people have increased metabolic risks.
Approximately 2 million Americans live with limb loss, with approximately one-half of all amputations due to vascular disease, especially diabetes. When patients attach prostheses, the device causes stump compression and contact friction, exacerbated by humidity and moisture buildup. In patients who may already have vascular disease, diabetes, or malignancy, the consequences can be dire, leading to severe infection and the need for revision.