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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 1470-1474
Safe correction of severe hyponatremia in patient with severe renal failure using continuous venovenous hemofiltration with modified sodium content in the replacement fluid


1 Department of Pharmaceutical Care, King Abdul Aziz Medical City, National Guard Health Affairs, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Pharmaceutical Care, King Abdul Aziz Medical City, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Ms. Bashaer Y Alqurashi
Department of Pharmaceutical Care, King Abdul Aziz Medical City, National Guard Health Affairs, Jeddah
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.248308

PMID: 30588980

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Optimal treatment of severe hyponatremia in patients requiring dialysis is not known. Rapid correction with the use of different dialysis modalities can lead to osmotic demyelination syndrome. We described a safe correction of severe hyponatremia in a 42-year-old male patient requiring dialysis, who was treated with continuous venovenous hemofiltration using hypotonic replacement fluid which was prepared and adjusted on a daily basis.


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