Frequency of hyponatraemia and its influence on liver cirrhosis-related complications.

@article{Shaikh2010FrequencyOH,
  title={Frequency of hyponatraemia and its influence on liver cirrhosis-related complications.},
  author={Samiullah Shaikh and Gomo Mal and Shaikh Khalid and Dr. Ghulam Hussain Baloch and Yousfani Akbar},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={
          116-20
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the frequency, clinical associations and prognostic impact of hyponatraemia on cirrhosis related complications in patients with cirrhosis of liver. METHODS In this case control study 217 cirrhotic patients consecutively admitted to our department from September 2006 to November 2007 were studied. Serum sodium levels were determined in all patients admitted. The cutoff level of 130 meq/l was chosen because it is widely accepted to define hyponatraemia in patients with… CONTINUE READING

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