Hypokalemia

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Hypokalemia

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The terms "Hypokalemia" returned 97 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A rare case of watery diarrhea, hypokalemia and achlorhydria syndrome caused by pheochromocytoma.
 

Author(s): Jingjing Jiang, Li Zhang, Zhaodi Wu, Zhilong Ai, Yingyong Hou, Zhiqiang Lu, Xin Gao

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A rare syndrome of watery diarrhea, hypokalemia and achlorhydria (WDHA) is usually caused by pancreatic endocrine tumors that secrete excessive vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP). Here we report a rare case of WDHA caused by a pheochromocytoma.

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2014

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Possible brugada phenocopy induced by hypokalemia in a patient with congenital hypokalemic periodic paralysis.
 

Author(s): Daniel D Anselm, Natalia Rodriguez Genaro, Adrian Baranchuk

Journal: Arq. Bras. Cardiol.. 2014 Jan;102(1):104.

 

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2014

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Preventing hypokalemia in critically ill patients.
 

Author(s): Carrie J Scotto, Mark Fridline, Cinderella J Menhart, Howard A Klions

Journal: Am. J. Crit. Care. 2014 Mar;23(2):145-9.

 

Many therapies used in critical care cause potassium depletion. Current practice relies on potassium replacement protocols after a patient becomes hypokalemic. Potassium bolus therapy creates risk for patients, is costly, and increases nurses' workload.

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2014

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The terms "Hypokalemia" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cola-induced hypokalemia-a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Rajeev Sharma, Helena A Guber

Journal: Endocr Pract. ;19(1):e21-3.

 

We aim to describe an unusual and underappreciated cause for hypokalemia.

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2013

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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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Comparison of Enteral Versus Intravenous Potassium Supplementation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Hypokalemia

 

Last Updated: 14 Dec 2013

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The Effects of Potassium on Glucose Metabolism in African Americans
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Borderline Hypokalemia

 

Last Updated: 21 Jan 2015

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Monocentric STUDY, Randomised Double Blinded (Healthy Subjects, or Transversal (Patients With Gitelman Syndrome)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Gitelman Syndrome; Potassium Depletion

 

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2014

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