transtubular potassium gradient

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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