The perioperative challenge of nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: a multidisciplinary approach.

@article{Moug2005ThePC,
  title={The perioperative challenge of nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: a multidisciplinary approach.},
  author={Susan J. Moug and Ruth F. Mckee and Dennis O'Reilly and Simon Noble and Michael Boulton-Jones},
  journal={The surgeon : journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland},
  year={2005},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={89-94}
}
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus (NDI) is characterised by the inability of the kidneys to concentrate urine in response to arginine vasopressin (AVP). Such patients typically experience polyuria and polydipsia because of this inability to autoregulate their water balance. This provides a perioperative challenge that could lead to a life-threatening situation… CONTINUE READING