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Hyponatremia

Pre-liver transplant (LTx) hyponatremia does not affect post-LTx survival, but hypernatremia is a significant risk factor for post-LTx mortality, according to a study published online Feb. 25 in Liver Transplantation.
Hyponatremia is associated with poorer overall survival, time to treatment failure, and disease control in patients with metastatic renal cell cancer, according to a study published in European Urology.
As bioimpedance spectroscopy effectively estimates body fluid status, it could replace physical examinations for hyponatremia patients.
Sodium picosulfate, a commonly prescribed medication for bowel prep prior to colonoscopy, is associated with increased risk of hyponatremia in older adults compared to polyethylene glycol.
Hyponatremia is associated with increased mortality and rehospitalization in patients hospitalized for heart failure.
Recently released guidelines seek to provide clarity to the management of hyponatremia by outlining an evidence-based, patient-centered approach to diagnosis and treatment.
Hyponatremia Resources
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