admission hyponatremia

admission hyponatremia

A term for serum Na+ levels of < 130 mmol/L in a patient at time of admission which, in those above age 65, carries a 2-fold increase in mortality.

admission hyponatremia

Lab medicine Serum Na+ levels of < 130 mmol/L which, in older persons–> age 64 is associated with 2-fold ↑ in mortality
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Chiara Lazzeri in their study to assess the prognostic impact, in the short and long terms, of admission hyponatremia in 1, 231 consecutive patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctions all submitted to primary percutaneous coronary concluded that the presence of hyponatremia in the acute phase of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction should be considered a marker of more ill patients.
Admission hyponatremia was considered only when the patient presented a serum sodium concentration of less than 135 mEq/L at admission; severe hyponatremia was defined when the patient had a serum sodium concentration of less than 125 mEq/L upon admission.
In the present study, male gender and admission hyponatremia were independently related to AKI development.