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Osmotic nephrosis with mannitol: review article.
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PMID:  24941319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract Mannitol is commonly used to lower intracranial and intraocular pressures. Large doses/massive infusions of mannitol have been found to be associated with acute renal failure (MI-ARF), that is, osmotic nephrosis. While many researchers have reported individual experiences with this pathology, we felt that there is need of an updated comprehensive review of all reported cases with elaboration of etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and management plan for MI-ARF. The purpose of the present communication is to share our own experience with MI-ARF, to review the effect of mannitol on kidney function and to highlight the dynamics of MI-ARF with considerations for the cautious use of mannitol in patients with risk factors for kidney diseases.
Ali Zohair Nomani; Zahid Nabi; Humayun Rashid; Jamal Janjua; Hanna Nomani; Azer Majeed; Sohail Raza Chaudry; Ayesha Saad Mazhar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-6-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Renal failure     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1525-6049     ISO Abbreviation:  Ren Fail     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
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Created Date:  2014-6-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701128     Medline TA:  Ren Fail     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-8     Citation Subset:  -    
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