Effective water clearance and tonicity balance: The excretion of water revisited

Mallie, Jean Pierre; Bichet, Daniel G.
February 1997
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Feb97, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p16
Academic Journal
Determines whether an osmolar clearance analysis was adequate to measure expected changes in body tonicity in patients with congestive heart failure of the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion. Comparison of osmolar and electrolyte clearances; Aspects of the interpretation of the tonicity balance; Focus of the problem.


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