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In order to estimate the frequency of hyponatremia in patients treated with oxcarbazepine (OxCZ), a cross-sectional study was carried out. 21 of 41 patients being treated with the drug were found to be hyponatremic (serum sodium levels less than 135 mmol/l). None was found to be hypernatremic (serum sodium levels greater than 145 mmol/l). A non-significant(More)
A case of hyponatremia is presented with water intoxication due to treatment with oxcarbazepine (OxCZ). The patient was admitted because of exceeding dullness and increasing seizures. Low values for serum sodium and osmolality were found. Simultaneously with the reduction in OxCZ, values of sodium and osmolality increased, normalizing on discontinuation of(More)
OBJECT The purpose of the present study was to elucidate the value of the lumbar and intraventricular infusion tests in the selection of patients with obstructive hydrocephalus (OH) for endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV), and whether the presence of a diminished cranial subarachnoid space was a source of error in the interpretation of the results. (More)
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