The incidence and pathophysiology of hyponatraemia after subarachnoid haemorrhage.

  title={The incidence and pathophysiology of hyponatraemia after subarachnoid haemorrhage.},
  author={Mark Sherlock and E. F. O'Sullivan and Amar Agha and Lucy Ann Behan and Danny Rawluk and Paul Brennan and William Patrick Tormey and Christopher J Thompson},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  volume={64 3},
BACKGROUND Hyponatraemia is common following subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) but the pathogenesis is unclear. Objective To establish the incidence, pathophysiology and consequences of hyponatraemia following SAH. METHODS A retrospective case-note analysis of all patients with SAH admitted to Beaumont Hospital between January 2002 and September 2003. Three hundred and sixteen cases of SAH were substantiated by computed tomography (CT) scan and angiogram findings. Hyponatraemia was defined as… CONTINUE READING
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