Maria de Soto

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In the psychiatric population, psychogenic polydipsia leading to water intoxication and nephrogenic diabetes insipidus secondary to lithium therapy are both well-recognized entities. A case is reported of the apparently unusual combination of these two conditions, where lithium probably not only has caused the nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, but might also(More)
BACKGROUND The plasma colloid osmotic pressure (COP) plays a major role in transcapillary fluid balance. There is no information on plasma COP of healthy infants beyond the first post-natal week. The normal COP in healthy adult subjects (25 mmHg) is currently also applied as a reference value for healthy infants. This study was designed to test whether(More)
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