Mild hyponatremia is associated with an increased risk of death in an ambulatory setting.

@article{GankamKengne2013MildHI,
  title={Mild hyponatremia is associated with an increased risk of death in an ambulatory setting.},
  author={Fabrice Gankam-Kengne and Colby R. Ayers and Amit Kumar Khera and James A. de Lemos and Naim M. Maalouf},
  journal={Kidney international},
  year={2013},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={700-6}
}
Hyponatremia is a common disorder associated with higher mortality in hospitalized patients, but its impact in an ambulatory setting remains unclear. Here we used data from the Dallas Heart Study, a prospective multiethnic cohort study that included ambulatory individuals, to determine the prevalence and determinants of hyponatremia (serum sodium <135 mEq/l), and its impact on mortality. The analysis included 3551 individuals with a median age of 43 years followed up over a median of 8.4 years… CONTINUE READING
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