Hyponatremia and heart failure--treatment considerations.

  title={Hyponatremia and heart failure--treatment considerations.},
  author={Domenic A. Sica},
  journal={Congestive heart failure},
  volume={12 1},
Hyponatremia as it occurs in the heart failure patient is a multifactorial process. The presence of hyponatremia in the heart failure patient correlates with both the severity of the disease and its ultimate outcome. The therapeutic approach to the treatment of hyponatremia in heart failure has traditionally relied on attempts to improve cardiac function while at the same time limiting fluid intake. In more select circumstances, hypertonic saline, loop diuretics, and/or lithium or… CONTINUE READING

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