Hyperkalemia

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Abstract Number: 990

HYPERKALEMIA WITH SUCCINYLCHOLINE USE IN ACUTE RENAL FAILURE DURING PERITONEAL DIALYSIS CATHETER PLACEMENT — T WAVE PEAKING AND EARLY SINE WAVES ON AN EKG

Case Presentation: A 39-year-old African-American male with a history of chronic kidney disease (baseline creatinine 3), congestive heart failure, hypertension, diabetes initially presented to the hospital with chest pain and found to have hypertensive emergency [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:42:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on HYPERKALEMIA WITH SUCCINYLCHOLINE USE IN ACUTE RENAL FAILURE DURING PERITONEAL DIALYSIS CATHETER PLACEMENT — T WAVE PEAKING AND EARLY SINE WAVES ON AN EKG

Abstract Number: 977

UTILITY OF MEASURING THE TRANSTUBULAR POTASSIUM GRADIENT IN ASSESSING HYPERKALEMIA

Case Presentation: We discuss two cases where a transtubular potassium gradient (TTKG) was utilized to distinguish low aldosterone vs tubular resistance to aldosterone as the etiology of hyperkalemia. Case 1: A 71-year-old man presented with [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:35+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on UTILITY OF MEASURING THE TRANSTUBULAR POTASSIUM GRADIENT IN ASSESSING HYPERKALEMIA

Abstract Number: 141

SODIUM ZIRCONIUM CYCLOSILICATE FOR HYPERKALEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS: RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF A 12-MONTH, OPEN-LABEL, PHASE 3 STUDY

Background: Hyperkalemia occurs frequently in diabetes. Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate (SZC), an oral, selective potassium (K) binder, rapidly reduces K in patients (pts) with hyperkalemia and has been shown to maintain normokalemia for up to 1 [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:07+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on SODIUM ZIRCONIUM CYCLOSILICATE FOR HYPERKALEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS: RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF A 12-MONTH, OPEN-LABEL, PHASE 3 STUDY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 269

Assessing The Impact Of An Order Panel Utilizing Weight-Based Insulin And Standardized Monitoring Of Blood Glucose For Patients With Hyperkalemia

Background: The use of IV insulin is one of the primary therapeutic options for the treatment of hyperkalemia. Unfortunately the available literature reports that hypoglycemia is a common occurrence as a result of the treatment [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Quality Improvement, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Assessing The Impact Of An Order Panel Utilizing Weight-Based Insulin And Standardized Monitoring Of Blood Glucose For Patients With Hyperkalemia

HM2017 Abstract Number: 328

DEATH BY KAYEXALATE: INTESTINAL NECROSIS IN THE TREATMENT OF HYPERKALEMIA

Case Presentation: A 73 year-old female with a history of recurrent DVT's on Warfarin, microscopic polyangiitis and ulcerative colitis status post total colectomy initially presented with altered mental status. Lab workup revealed acute renal failure [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:40:59+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on DEATH BY KAYEXALATE: INTESTINAL NECROSIS IN THE TREATMENT OF HYPERKALEMIA