BARTTER'S SYNDROME: AN OVERVIEW
- Comprehensive suppression of the reninâ€“angiotensinâ€“aldosterone system in chronic kidney disease: Covering all of the bases. Weinberger, M. H.; Luft, F. C. // Kidney International;Dec2006, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p2051
Reducing proteinuria and blood pressure in chronic kidney disease (CKD) decreases rate of progression. Inhibition of the reninâ€“angiotensin system by angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and/or angiotensin receptor blockers is beneficial in reducing proteinuria but incomplete in...
- Hyperkalemia in acute glomerulonephritis due to transient hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism. Don, Burl R.; Schambelan, Morris // Kidney International;Dec1990, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p1159
Transient hyperkalemia has been reported to occur in patients with acute glomerulonephritis, but the pathogenetic mechanism has not been investigated systematically. We studied the mechanism of hyperkalemia (5.7 to 6.7 mmol/liter) in four men with post-infectious glomerulonephritis. All four...
- Status epilepticus as the only presentation of the neonatal Bartter syndrome. Patra, Soumya; Konar, Mithun C.; Basu, Rajarshi; Khaowas, Ajoy K.; Dutta, Soumyadeep; Sarkar, Debanjali // Indian Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;Mar2012, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p300
Bartter syndrome is a rare hereditary (autosomal recessive) salt-losing tubulopathy characterized by hypokalemia, hypochloremia, metabolic alkalosis, and normal blood pressure with hyperreninemia, The underlying renal abnormality results in excessive urinary losses of sodium, chloride, and...
- Acid-base disturbances may complicate the diagnosis of refeeding syndrome. Tasci, I; Bulucu, M F; Saglam, K // European Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Aug2015, Vol. 69 Issue 8, p975
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- Gitelman's syndrome. Ismail, H. Mohammed; Jagadeesh, T.; Bhat, Rekha V. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jun2001, Vol. 94 Issue 6, p299
The article presents a case history involving a 37-year-old man diagnosed to have Gitelman's syndrome. According to researchers, this disease is a primary renal tubular hypokalaemic metabolic alkalosis with hypocalciuria and hypomagnesaemia. Brief discussion of the case history, and the clinical...
- Multiple Choice Questions. // Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain;Jul2007, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p139
A quiz about topics found within the publication is presented, including acid-base abnormalities and blood pressure management.
- Alkalotic Tetany. Ziai, Mohsen; Cooke, Robert E. // Clinical Pediatrics;Oct1972, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p606
Discusses a case of alkalotic tetany. Details of the case.
- Prevalence of distal renal tubular acidosis in primary SjÃ¶gren's syndrome. Both, Tim; Hoorn, Ewout J.; Zietse, Robert; van Laar, Jan A. M.; Dalm, Virgil A. S. H.; Brkic, Zana; Versnel, Marjan A.; van Hagen, P. Martin; van Daele, Paul L. A. // Rheumatology;May2015, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p933
Objectives. Our objectives were to analyse the prevalence of distal renal tubular acidosis (dRTA) in primary SS (pSS) and to compare a novel urinary acidification test with furosemide and fludrocortisone (FF) with the gold standard ammonium chloride (NH4Cl) to detect dRTA. Methods. Urinary...
- Arterial Pco[sub2] in chronic metabolic acidosis. Bushinsky, David A.; Coe, Fredric L.; Katzenberg, Charles; Szidon, J. Peter; Parks, Joan H. // Kidney International;Sep1982, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p311
Investigates the relationship between the arterial blood pressure of carbon dioxide and serum bicarbonate concentration during chronic metabolic acidosis. Linear regression of the arterial blood pressure of carbon dioxide; Expected respiratory response during uncomplicated chronic metabolic...