Hypokalemia

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Hypokalemia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hypokalemia" returned 135 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Poor weight gain, recurrent metabolic alkalosis and hypokalemia in a neonate].
 

Author(s): Miao Qian, Shu-Ping Han, Zhang-Bing Yu, Xiao-Hui Chen

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2017 Jul;19(7):812-815.

 

The study reports a female neonate with a gestational age of 29(+2) weeks and a birth weight of 1 210 g. Ten minutes after birth, the neonate was admitted to the hospital due to shortness of breath. Several days after birth, the neonate presented with hyperglycemia, polyuria, ...

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2017

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Hypokalemia associated with a solitary pulmonary nodule: A case report.
 

Author(s): Samira Saeian, Seiyed Mohammad Ali Ghayumi, Mesbah Shams

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Dec;95(50):e5046.

 

Differential diagnosis of hypokalemia and adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-dependent Cushing's syndrome often presents challenging in endocrinology and requires careful clinical, biochemical, radiological, and pathological investigations. Hypokalemia is a common abnormality and ...

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2016

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A novel CYP11B1 mutation in a Turkish patient with 11β-hydroxylase deficiency: An association with the severe hypokalemia leading to rhabdomyolysis.
 

Author(s): Banu Sarer Yurekli, Nilufer Ozdemir Kutbay, Huseyin Onay, Ilgin Yildirim Simsir, Gokcen Unal Kocabas, Mehmet Erdogan, Sevki Cetinkalp, Gokhan Ozgen, Fusun Saygili

Journal: Hormones (Athens). 2016 Apr;15(2):300-2.

 

Last Updated: 5 Jul 2016

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The terms "Hypokalemia" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Narrative review: evolving concepts in potassium homeostasis and hypokalemia.
 

Author(s): Megan Greenlee, Charles S Wingo, Alicia A McDonough, Jang-Hyun Youn, Bruce C Kone

Journal: Ann. Intern. Med.. 2009 May;150(9):619-25.

 

Humans are intermittently exposed to large variations in potassium intake, which range from periods of fasting to ingestion of potassium-rich meals. These fluctuations would abruptly alter plasma potassium concentration if not for rapid mechanisms, primarily in skeletal muscle and ...

Last Updated: 5 May 2009

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Do thiazides worsen metabolic syndrome and renal disease? The pivotal roles for hyperuricemia and hypokalemia.
 

Author(s): Sirirat Reungjui, Thongchai Pratipanawatr, Richard J Johnson, Takahiko Nakagawa

Journal: Curr. Opin. Nephrol. Hypertens.. 2008 Sep;17(5):470-6.

 

The aims of this article are to review the current controversies related to the use of thiazide diuretics as first-line treatment of hypertension and to discuss the causal roles for hyperuricemia and hypokalemia on the adverse consequences of thiazide usage.

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2008

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Mechanism of hypokalemia in magnesium deficiency.
 

Author(s): Chou-Long Huang, Elizabeth Kuo

Journal: J. Am. Soc. Nephrol.. 2007 Oct;18(10):2649-52.

 

Magnesium deficiency is frequently associated with hypokalemia. Concomitant magnesium deficiency aggravates hypokalemia and renders it refractory to treatment by potassium. Herein is reviewed literature suggesting that magnesium deficiency exacerbates potassium wasting by increasing ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2007

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Efficacy of KCl Plus 0.9%NaCl Compare With KCl Plus 0.45%NaCl
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hypokalemia

 

Last Updated: 1 May 2016

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Intravenous Fluids in Hospitalised Children
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Hypokalemia; Hyponatremia; Hypernatremia; Dehydration

 

Last Updated: 5 Oct 2016

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Cicletanine in Hypertension With Diabetes: Added Magnesium Preserves Potassium and Sodium
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Arterial Hypertension; Diabetes; Hypokalemia; Hyponatremia

 

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2016

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