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The syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone: prevalence, causes and consequences.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20164214     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hyponatraemia is the commonest electrolyte abnormality found in hospital inpatients, and is associated with a greatly increased morbidity and mortality. The syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH) is the most frequent cause of hyponatraemia in hospital inpatients. SIADH is the clinical and biochemical manifestation of a wide range of disease processes, and every case warrants investigation of the underlying cause. In this review, we will examine the prevalence, pathophysiology, clinical characteristics and clinical consequences of hyponatraemia due to SIADH.
Authors:
M J Hannon; C J Thompson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review     Date:  2010-02-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of endocrinology / European Federation of Endocrine Societies     Volume:  162 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1479-683X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Endocrinol.     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-25     Completed Date:  2010-06-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9423848     Medline TA:  Eur J Endocrinol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S5-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Academic Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital and RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Hospitalization / trends
Humans
Hyponatremia / epidemiology,  etiology,  physiopathology
Inappropriate ADH Syndrome / complications,  epidemiology*,  physiopathology*
Prevalence
Risk Factors

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