Hypokalemia

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Hypokalemia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hypokalemia" returned 104 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Hypokalemia during the early phase of refeeding in patients with cancer.
 

Author(s): Simona Grasso, Yvelise Ferro, Valeria Migliaccio, Elisa Mazza, Stefania Rotundo, Arturo Pujia, Tiziana Montalcini

Journal: Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 Nov;68(11):1413-5.

 

Refeeding syndrome occurs in patients with severe malnutrition when refeeding begins after a long period of starvation. This syndrome increases the risk of clinical complications and mortality. Hypophosphatemia is considered the primary characteristic of the syndrome. The aim of our ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2013

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Adrenocortical carcinoma initially presenting with hypokalemia and hypertension mimicking hyperaldosteronism: a case report.
 

Author(s): Chun-Jui Huang, Ti-Hao Wang, Yuan-Hao Lo, Kuan-Ting Hou, Justin Ging-Shing Won, Tjin-Shing Jap, Chin-Sung Kuo

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Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare malignancy and rare cause of Cushing's syndrome.

Last Updated: 15 Nov 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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The Effects of Potassium on Glucose Metabolism in African Americans
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Borderline Hypokalemia

 

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2014

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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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