Management of neurosurgical patients with hyponatremia and natriuresis.

@article{Sivakumar1994ManagementON,
  title={Management of neurosurgical patients with hyponatremia and natriuresis.},
  author={V Sivakumar and Vedantam Rajshekhar and Mathew Jacob Chandy},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={269-74; discussion 274}
}
The main objective of our study was to evolve a practical management protocol for neurosurgical patients with hyponatremia and natriuresis, based on their blood volume status and hematocrit. Twenty-one patients with hyponatremia and natriuresis and 3 control patients were studied. Patients with hyponatremia were categorized on the basis of their hematocrit, central venous pressure, and total blood volume. Group A consisted of patients with hypovolemia and anemia (16 patients); Group B patients… CONTINUE READING

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