Frequency and Origin of Dysnatremias in the Emergency Department
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01326429|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Job change of responsible investigators)
First Posted : March 30, 2011
Last Update Posted : July 23, 2015
Hypo- and hypernatremia are the most frequent electrolyte disorders found in hospitalized patients. The increasing use of diuretics and other medications influencing the water and sodium homeostasis potentially lead to a rise in the prevalence of the electrolyte disorders. Only little data is available on the frequency and the mechanisms leading to hypo-/hypernatremia.
Thus, the investigators aim to A.) determine the frequency of hypo- and hypernatremia in the emergency department of a large tertiary university hospital and B.) explore the mechanisms leading to the development of dysnatremias by detailed clinical and laboratory examinations.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Official Title:||Frequency and Origin of Dysnatremias in the Emergency Department|
|Study Start Date :||October 2011|
|Primary Completion Date :||March 2013|
|Study Completion Date :||March 2013|
Patients admitted to the emergency department with a serum sodium exceeding 145 mmol/L.
Patients admitted to the emergency room with a serum sodium below 135 mmol/L.
- Frequency of hypo- and hypernatremia in the emergency department [ Time Frame: approx. 6 months ]The investigators aim to determine the frequency of hypo- and hypernatremia in the emergency department of a large tertiary university hospital.
- Origin of hypo- and hypernatremia in the emergency department [ Time Frame: approx. 6 months ]The investigators try to investigate the mechanisms leading to the development of hypo- and hypernatremia in patients admitted to the emergency department.
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|Principal Investigator:||Gregor Lindner, M.D.||Dept. of Nephrology and Hypertension, Inselspital Bern, University of Bern|
|Study Chair:||Felix J Frey, M.D.||Dept. of Nephrology and Hypertension, Inselspital Bern, University of Bern|