Hypokalemia

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Hypokalemia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hypokalemia" returned 100 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hypokalemia, its contributing factors and renal outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease.
 

Author(s): Hsiao-Han Wang, Chi-Chih Hung, Daw-Yang Hwang, Mei-Chuan Kuo, Yi-Wen Chiu, Jer-Ming Chang, Jer-Chia Tsai, Shang-Jyh Hwang, Julian L Seifter, Hung-Chun Chen

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In the chronic kidney disease (CKD) population, the impact of serum potassium (sK) on renal outcomes has been controversial. Moreover, the reasons for the potential prognostic value of hypokalemia have not been elucidated.

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2013

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Brugada-like electrocardiographic changes induced by hypokalemia.
 

Author(s): Guilherme Ferreira Gazzoni, Anibal Pires Borges, Luis Carlos Corsetti Bergoli, José Luiz Flores Soares, Carlos Kalil, Eduardo Bartholomay

Journal: Arq. Bras. Cardiol.. 2013 Mar;100(3):e35-7.

 

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2013

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Rhabdomyolysis presenting with severe hypokalemia in hypertensive patients: a case series.
 

Author(s): Zhang Wen, Li Chuanwei, Zeng Chunyu, Huang Hui, Li Weimin

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Rhabdomyolysis presenting with severe hypokalemia as the first manifestation of primary hyperaldosteronism is extremely rare.

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2013

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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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A Translational Approach to Gitelman Syndrome
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Gitelman Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2009

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Natural History of Apparent Mineralocorticoid Excess Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Apparent Mineralocorticoid Excess Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 8 Dec 2008

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