A case report on acute severe hyponatraemia following parathyroid surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism—A rare but life threatening complication

@inproceedings{Hillary2016ACR,
  title={A case report on acute severe hyponatraemia following parathyroid surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism—A rare but life threatening complication},
  author={S. L. Hillary and H. Hemead and Mireille Berthoud and Sabapathy Prakash Balasubramanian},
  booktitle={International journal of surgery case reports},
  year={2016}
}
INTRODUCTION Parathyroidectomy is a common operation, which is well tolerated and associated with low morbidity. Patients are usually discharged within 24hours of surgery. Severe postoperative hyponatraemia is a rare complication which can cause significant morbidity including seizure, coma, respiratory arrest and even death. PRESENTATION OF CASE We… CONTINUE READING