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SIADH: Diagnosis and Treatment

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture SIADH: Diagnosis and Treatment by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Pituitary Gland Disorders.


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    1. Low plasma osmolarity, low serum sodium, euvolemia
    2. High plasma osmolarity, low serum sodium, euvolemia
    3. Low plasma osmolarity, low serum sodium, hypovolemia
    4. Low plasma osmolarity, high serum sodium, hypovolemia
    5. High plasma osmolarity, high serum sodium, euvolemia
    1. Hypothyroidism
    2. Diabetes mellitus
    3. Adrenal hyperactivity
    4. Sheehan's syndrome
    5. Hyperparathyroidism
    1. Electrolyte concentration of fluid must be greater than plasma but not greater than urine
    2. Free water intake must be restricted
    3. IV saline must be administered gradually to avoid central pontine myelinolysis
    4. Electrolyte concentration of fluid must be greater than that of the urine
    5. Hypertonic saline must be administered with caution
    1. When the patient is refractory to other therapies with ADH receptor antagonists
    2. In patients with liver disease
    3. In patients who require PO medication
    4. Long term therapy is indicated
    5. In order to block V1 and V2 receptors

    Author of lecture SIADH: Diagnosis and Treatment

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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