hyperkalemia


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higher than normal levels of potassium in the circulating blood

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Hyperkalemia typically occurs in patients with acute or chronic kidney disease or heart failure, particularly in those who are taking drugs that inhibit the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, which regulates blood pressure and fluid balance in the body.
Hyperkalemia induced T wave oversensing leading to loss of biventricular pacing and inappropriate ICD shocks.
13) Hemolysis also allows intracellular potassium and phosphate to escape into the circulation, leading to hyperkalemia and hyperphosphatemia.
The patient received dialysis treatment shortly after admittance to address high BUN and creatinine levels, hyperkalemia, and metabolic acidosis.
Pavlakovic H, Kietz S, Lauerer P, Zutt M, Lakomek M: Hyperkalemia complicating propranolol treatment of an infantile hemangioma.
Frock's diagnostic impression of Marty was "[s]uspected antifreeze overdose with oliguria (diminished urine production], acute renal failure, severe increased anion gap metabolic acidosis and hyperkalemia.
Among their topics are the applied physiology of body fluids in dogs and cats, disorders of potassium: hypokalemia and hyperkalemia, metabolic acid-based disorders, technical aspects of fluid therapy, managing fluid and electrolyte disorders in renal failure, enteral nutrition, and hemodialysis and extracorporeal blood purification.
Consuming the salt may lead to high potassium levels, known as hyperkalemia, in people with reduced kidney function or those taking certain drugs, medics claim.
Succinylcholine-induced hyperkalemia complicating the neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
The patient was admitted to Intensive Care Unit for resuscitation and treatment of the hyperkalemia.
Patients with spinal cord injury or upper motor neuron lesions, thermal injuries, and severe trauma, including closed head injury, are at a higher risk of developing life-threatening hyperkalemia if succinylcholine is administered.
Too many bananas could lead to hyperkalemia - too much potassium in the blood.