The Incidence of Hyponatraemia and Its Effect on the ECOG Performance Status among Lung Cancer Patients.

@article{Sengupta2013TheIO,
  title={The Incidence of Hyponatraemia and Its Effect on the ECOG Performance Status among Lung Cancer Patients.},
  author={Amitabha Sengupta and Sourindra Nath Banerjee and Nirendra Mohan Biswas and Debraj Jash and Kaushik Saha and Arnab Maji and Ankan Bandyopadhyaya and Sandip Agarwal},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  year={2013},
  volume={7 8},
  pages={1678-82}
}
CONTEXT Hyponatraemia is one of the common electrolytic disorders which are associated with lung cancer. Hyponatraemia may influence the ECOG performance status at presentation. Also, to the best of our knowledge, we found only limited Indian studies where the ECOG score was correlated with the serum sodium status in lung cancer patients on presentation. AIM To assess the incidence of hyponatraemia among the patients of carcinoma of the lung before putting them into the specific treatment… CONTINUE READING

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