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Institutional Registry of Hyponatremia (Hyponatremia)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Diego Hernan Giunta, MD, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires Identifier:
First received: May 2, 2011
Last updated: March 19, 2015
Last verified: March 2015

The purpose of this study is to create an institutional and population-based registry of Hyponatremia with a prospective survey based on epidemiological data, risk factors, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, monitoring and survival.

This study will also describe the occurrence of hyponatremia in the population of HIBA in the Central Hospital, as well as the characteristics of clinical presentation, evolution and predisposing factors of hyponatremia.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Institutional Registry of Hyponatremia

Further study details as provided by Diego Hernan Giunta, MD, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • clinical features [ Time Frame: feature clinics are evaluated during the acute episode and mortality were measured in the acute episode and in the semiannual monitoring by telephone ]
    Signs and symptoms Hospital Length of Stay Mortality Therapy

Enrollment: 2000
Study Start Date: December 2006
Study Completion Date: May 2014
Primary Completion Date: May 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adults with hyponatremia

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Over 17 years.
  2. At least a measure of central laboratory Na less than 130 mmol / l in patients without criteria for chronic hyponatremia or at least a measure of central laboratory Na greater than or equal to 150 mmol / l.
  3. First detection of sodium less than 130 mmol / l defined as exacerbation of chronic hyponatremia patients.
  4. Reepisodio defined as hyponatremia in patients who recovered the acute episode and again have a new episode of acute hyponatremia.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. The refusal to register or to the informed consent process.
  2. Error in the measurement of sodium in the opinion of treating physician / recognized laboratory.
  3. Chronic renal patients on hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis.
  4. Sodium determinations patients with cardiovascular surgery during cardiopulmonary bypass with intraoperative sodium determinations.
  5. Outpatients (excluding patients with PS on guard and spontaneous demand, see definitions).
  6. Patients treated (removal of blood and determination of serum sodium) in San Justo.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01370473

HOspital Italiano de Buenos Aires
Gascon 450, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
Principal Investigator: Diego H Giunta, MD Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
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Responsible Party: Diego Hernan Giunta, MD, MD, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires Identifier: NCT01370473     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1050
Study First Received: May 2, 2011
Last Updated: March 19, 2015

Keywords provided by Diego Hernan Giunta, MD, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Water-Electrolyte Imbalance
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017