Magnesium excretion and hypomagnesemia in pediatric renal transplant recipients.

@article{Gkeolu2014MagnesiumEA,
  title={Magnesium excretion and hypomagnesemia in pediatric renal transplant recipients.},
  author={Arife Uslu G{\"o}kçeoğlu and Elif Çomak and Çağla Serpil Doğan and Mustafa Koyun and Halide S Akbas and Sema Akman},
  journal={Renal failure},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 7},
  pages={1056-9}
}
BACKGROUND We investigated magnesium excretion and rate of hypomagnesemia in pediatric renal transplant recipients. METHOD The medical records of 114 pediatric renal transplant recipients were retrospectively evaluated. After exclusion of 23 patients, 91 patients were included in the study. We recorded serum magnesium levels at the time of measurement of urine magnesium wasting. RESULTS Mean serum magnesium levels were 1.73 ± 0.22 mg/dL and 38 of the patients (41%) had hypomagnesemia. There… CONTINUE READING
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