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Acute severe symptomatic hyponatremia following coronary angiography.
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PMID:  22022333     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hyponatremia is a relatively common electrolyte disorder. Although severe acute hyponatremia following coronary angiography is rare, potentially lethal neurologic manifestations may result. We describe a patient with severe, symptomatic hyponatremia, an unusual complication of coronary angiography. Lack of familiarity with contrast media-related hyponatremia caused a delay in diagnosis and therapy in our case. The diagnosis of acute hyponatremia should be considered in any patient who develops behavioral or neurologic manifestations following coronary angiography. Prompt diagnosis and treatment is essential to avoid permanent neurologic damage or death.
Authors:
Eul Sik Jung; Woong Chol Kang; Young Rock Jang; Sejoong Kim; Ji Won Yang; Kyounghoon Lee; Taehoon Ahn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-09-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Korean circulation journal     Volume:  41     ISSN:  1738-5555     ISO Abbreviation:  Korean Circ J     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-24     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101247141     Medline TA:  Korean Circ J     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  552-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Gil Hospital, Gachon University of Medicine and Science, Incheon, Korea.
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