Hypokalemia

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Hypokalemia

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The terms "Hypokalemia" returned 102 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A semi-physiologically based pharmacokinetic pharmacodynamic model for glycyrrhizin-induced pseudoaldosteronism and prediction of the dose limit causing hypokalemia in a virtual elderly population.
 

Author(s): Ruijuan Xu, Xiaoquan Liu, Jin Yang

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Glycyrrhizin (GL) is a widely used food additive which can cause severe pseudoaldosteronism at high doses or after a long period of consumption. The aim of the present study was to develop a physiologically based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) pharmacodynamic (PD) model for GL-induced pseudoaldosteronism ...

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2014

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Recurrent aborted sudden cardiac death with seizures and rhabdomyolysis due to bulimia-induced hypokalemia: report of one case.
 

Author(s): Josef Finsterer, Claudia Stöllberger

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2014 Jun;142(6):799-802.

 

Recurrent vomiting due to bulimia associated with abuse of furosemide and laxatives causing severe hypokalemia may result in recurrent aborted sudden cardiac death (SCD) and seizures. We report a 25-year-old female with a history of bulimia associated with abuse of furosemide and ...

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2014

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Severe hypokalemia and thyrotoxic paralysis from painless thyroiditis complicated by life-threatening polymorphic ventricular tachycardia and rhabdomyolysis.
 

Author(s): Kyung Yoon Chang, Su-Hyun Lee, Hoon Suk Park, Sun-Hee Ko, Yu-Bae Ahn, Hyung Wook Kim

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2014 ;53(16):1805-8.

 

A 61-year-old man presented with lower extremity paralysis and severe hypokalemia. His thyroid function test showed thyrotoxicosis. Despite attempts to correct his hypokalemia, he developed pulseless polymorphic ventricular tachycardia two hours later. He was successfully resuscitated ...

Last Updated: 18 Aug 2014

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The terms "Hypokalemia" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Watery diarrhea, hypokalemia and achlorhydria syndrome due to an adrenal pheochromocytoma.
 

Author(s): Shin-ichi Ikuta, Chiaki Yasui, Masahiro Kawanaka, Tsukasa Aihara, Hidenori Yoshie, Hidenori Yanagi, Masao Mitsunobu, Ayako Sugihara, Naoki Yamanaka

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2007 Sep;13(34):4649-52.

 

Watery diarrhea, hypokalemia and achlorhydria (WDHA) syndrome caused by vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) -producing tumor only rarely occurs in patients with nonpancreatic disease. A 49-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of a right adrenal tumor incidentally diagnosed ...

Last Updated: 30 Aug 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 Aug 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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