The use of continuous hemodiafiltration in a patient with diabetic ketoacidosis

@article{Kawata2005TheUO,
  title={The use of continuous hemodiafiltration in a patient with diabetic ketoacidosis},
  author={Hitomi Kawata and Daisuke Inui and Jun Ohto and Toyokazu Miki and Atsuhiko Suzue and Yasushi Fukuta and Masaji Nishimura},
  journal={Journal of Anesthesia},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={129-131}
}
A variety of fatal complications are associated with diabetes mellitus. Among these, diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) figures largely in fatalities in young diabetics. Although hyperosmotic diuresis in DKA causes extreme fluid loss, acute renal failure is less common than expected in DKA. We treated a case of severe DKA with associated coma, acute respiratory failure, and acute renal failure in a 24-year-old man who had been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus at age 19. The comatose patient had… CONTINUE READING

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