Short-term effects of desmopressin on water and electrolyte excretion in adults with nocturnal polyuria.

@article{Chang2007ShorttermEO,
  title={Short-term effects of desmopressin on water and electrolyte excretion in adults with nocturnal polyuria.},
  author={Yu-Lung Chang and Alex Tong-Llong Lin and K Chen},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={177 6},
  pages={2227-9; discussion 2230}
}
PURPOSE Increased calcium excretion due to desmopressin has been reported in children with nocturnal enuresis. Desmopressin is often used to treat adult patients with nocturnal polyuria. However, data on the effect of desmopressin on water/electrolyte excretion in adults are scarce. We present the short-term effects of desmopressin on water and electrolyte excretion in adult patients with nocturnal polyuria. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 16 male patients with nocturnal polyuria, mean age… CONTINUE READING