Hyponatremia in patients with symptomatic pericardial effusion

Fu Kang Chang, Yu Chin Lee, Chao Hua Chiu

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Background: Hyponatremia is related to cardiac tamponade in isolated case reports. However, the incidence of hyponatremia in patients with cardiac tamponade is still undetermined. Methods: In a tertiary referral medical center, patients who presented with cardiac tamponade necessitating evacuation of pericardial effusion were included. Medical records were reviewed for the diagnosis of effusion and the underlying disease in each patient. Serum sodium concentrations before and after evacuation of effusion were analyzed. Results: A total of 48 patients were identified during a 3-year period and 26 patients (54.2%) were found to have hyponatremia. The condition was mild (130-134 mEq/L) in eight; moderate (120-129 mEq/L) in 16; and severe (
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)509-512
頁數4
期刊Journal of the Chinese Medical Association
75
發行號10
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 10月 2012
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  • 一般醫學

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