The importance of thiazide-induced hyponatremia (TIH) is reemerging because thiazide diuretic prescription seems to be increasing after the guidelines recommending thiazides as first-line treatment of essential hypertension have been introduced. Thiazide diuretics act by inhibiting reabsorption of Na(+) and Cl(-) from the distal convoluted tubule by… (More)
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BACKGROUND Because hemodiafiltration (HDF) involves large amounts of ultra-filtration and substitution fluid infusion, its effects on serum electrolytes may be different from those of hemodialysis (HD). Serum sodium and blood pressures were compared between patients undergoing online HDF and high-flux HD (HFHD). METHODS Thirty-two of 101 patients on HFHD… (More)
In several sections of our review paper, cited in the title, we have found some errors in quotation of sentences from the Dr. Aaron Spital's review article entitled " Diure-tic-induced hyponatremia " published in American Journal of Nephrology 19:447-452, 1999. Quotation marks were missed, and we should have specifically acknowledged the source of our… (More)