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Hyponatremia

Revised guidelines recommend athletes to drink when they are thirsty and to supplement post-training fluids with “recovery foods.”
Thiazide and angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) combination therapy may cause hyponatremia in elderly patients, according to a study published in The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine.
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.
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