Recurrent metabolic alkalosis and elevated troponins after crack cocaine use in a hemodialysis patient
- Baking soda induced severe metabolic alkalosis in a haemodialysis patient. Solak, Yalcin; Turkmen, Kultigin; Atalay, Huseyin; Turk, Suleyman // Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation;Aug2009, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p280
Metabolic alkalosis is a rare occurence in hemodialysis population compared to metabolic acidosis unless some precipitating factors such as nasogastric suction, vomiting and alkali ingestion or infusion are present. When metabolic alkalosis develops, it may cause serious clinical consequences...
- Cotrimoxazole. // Reactions Weekly;7/1/2006, Issue 1108, p8
The article presents a case report of rhabdomyolysis, metabolic acidosis and renal failure in a patient with HIV infection. During treatment with cotrimoxazole, the patient developed the diseases for presumed Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia. The experienced vomiting, nausea, weakness and severe...
- A Low Serum Bicarbonate Concentration as a Risk Factor for Mortality in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients. Chang, Tae Ik; Oh, Hyung Jung; Kang, Ea Wha; Yoo, Tae-Hyun; Shin, Sug Kyun; Kang, Shin-Wook; Choi, Kyu Hun; Han, Dae Suk; Han, Seung Hyeok // PLoS ONE;Dec2013, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p1
Background and Aim:Metabolic acidosis is common in patients with chronic kidney disease and is associated with increased mortality in hemodialysis patients. However, this relationship has not yet been determined in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. Methods:This prospective observational...
- A case of Pearson syndrome associated with multiple renal cysts. G�rgey, Aytemiz; �zalp, Imran; R�tig, Agnes; Coskun, Turgay; Tekinalp, G�lsevin; Erdem, G�lsen; Akc�ren, Z�hal; Caglar, Melda; Bakkaloglu, Ays?n // Pediatric Nephrology;1996, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p637
A 41-day-old infant who had severe metabolic acidosis, anemia, bleeding, hypoglycemia, and proximal tubulopathy was diagnosed with Pearson syndrome. Fibrosis in the liver, severe iron deposition in hepatocytes, and multiple renal cortical cysts were found on postmortem examination. Southern blot...
- renal tubular acidosis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2002
A definition of the term "renal tubular acidosis" or RTA which refers to a group of non-anion gap metabolic acidosis characterized by loss of bicarbonate or failure to excrete hydrogen ions in the urine is presented.
- In this Issue. // Kidney International;Aug2010, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p227
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses an article on complement factor H (CFH) as the major regulator of the alternative pathway for complement activation by Fadi Fakhouri and colleagues, one related to prevention of kidney fibrosis due to inhibition of STAT3...
- Hyperchloremic Acidosis in Early Diagnosis of Renal Allograft Rejection. Mookerjee, Basab; Gault, M. Henry; Dossefor, John B. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jul69, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p47
Presents cases reports on hyperchloremic acidosis in early diagnosis of renal allograft rejection. Pathophysiology of the disease; Medical history of patients with the disease; Clinical manifestations and treatment.
- Association of serum bicarbonate levels with mortality in patients with non-dialysis-dependent CKD. Csaba P. Kovesdy; John E. Anderson; Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh // Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation;Apr2009, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p1232
Background. Metabolic acidosis, usually manifested by low serum bicarbonate level, is common in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and appears to be associated with higher mortality in dialysis patients. It is not known whether a similar association is present in patients with non-dialysis-dependent...
- dialysis acidosis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p638
A definition of the term "dialysis acidosis" which refers to metabolic acidosis due to prolonged hemodialysis is presented.