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September 23, 2014
Anil Asgaonkar, MD, provides an overview of the signs, symptoms, and causes that are frequently associated with hyponatremia, and outlines several standard treatment approaches.
September 21, 2014
Effective management requires clinicians to recognize the underlying conditions and symptoms causing the patient's decrease in serum sodium levels and provide treatment tailored to that patient.
August 29, 2014
Revised guidelines recommend athletes to drink when they are thirsty and to supplement post-training fluids with "recovery foods."
April 24, 2014
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.
March 28, 2014
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.
March 27, 2014
As bioimpedance spectroscopy effectively estimates body fluid status, it could replace physical examinations for hyponatremia patients.
March 20, 2014
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.
March 13, 2014
Hyponatremia is associated with increased mortality and rehospitalization in patients hospitalized for heart failure.
March 05, 2014
Recently released guidelines seek to provide clarity to the management of hyponatremia by outlining an evidence-based, patient-centered approach to diagnosis and treatment.
February 28, 2014
Researchers identify several independent risk factors for the development of severe and/or symptomatic hyponatremia in patients on oxcarbazepine therapy.