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Diabetes insipidus
196 pages
Diabetes insipidus


Diabetes Insipidus: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2012 Edition, ScholarlyPaper
16 pages
Diabetes Insipidus: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2012 Edition, ScholarlyPaper

Diabetes insipidus is a clinical syndrome characterized by the excretion of abnormally large volumes of diluted urine (polyuria) and increased fluid intake ( polydipsia),” scientists in Chicago, Illinois report. “The most common type of diabetes insipidus is caused by lack of the antidiuretic hormone arginine vasopressin (vasopressin), which is produced in the hypothalamus and secreted by the neurohypophysis. This type of diabetes insipidus is referred to here as neurohypophyseal ...

Anesthesia and Uncommon Diseases
658 pages
Anesthesia and Uncommon Diseases

Disorders of the Posterior Pituitary Gland Deficiency of vasopressin synthesis results in the disease known as diabetes insipidus. Clinically, it is characterized by the excretion of a large volume of hypotonic urine, which in turn necessitates the intake of equally large amounts of fluid or prevention of hyperosmolarity of body fluids and dehydration.71 Other causes of diabetes insipidus include compulsive water drinking and nephrogenic resistance to the action of vasopressin (Table ...

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Complications in Anesthesia
994 pages
Complications in Anesthesia

PROBLEM ANALYSIS Definition Diabetes insipidus is a syndrome characterized by polyuria, thirst, and polydipsia triggered by plasma hyperosmolarity. Neurogenic diabetes insipidus results from insufficient antidiuretic hormone ( ADH) secretion, secondary to damage to the hypothalamic-neurohypophysial axis. Loss of approximately 75% of ADH-secreting neurons is needed for the development of clinically relevant polyuria. In contrast, nephrogenic diabetes insipidus is ...

Diabetes Insipidus - News


Brave Sanquhar baby William puts on a smile while battling rare disease
William suffers from nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, a genetic condition which affects just five others in the country. The incurable disease causes disruption to the body's water-regulating system, leaving patients extremely thirsty and dehydrated

Pet of the Week
Pet of the Week Sonja has diabetes insipidus, which requires treatment with daily eyedrops. Jasper is a white and dark-brown male Staffordshire bull terrier that is 4 to 6 years old. He has the heart of Cupid and just loves to be loved. Jasper is very friendly with

Peripheral Catheter to Administer Saline Could Be More Beneficial Than Central Catheters
Individuals with a history of end-stage renal disease, a syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone, and diabetes insipidus were also excluded in order to avoid issues with assessing electrolyte abnormalities. The researchers examined a total of

Korean Adults Struggle with Nighttime Urination
According to officials, there are several factors that can trigger the condition, including diabetes, diabetes insipidus and hypercalcemia, which can increase urine production; heart failure, varicose veins, and nephrotic syndrome, with water

Diabetes Insipidus: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Diabetes Insipidus: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Diabetes insipidus is a condition where the body loses too much fluid through urination, causing a significant risk of dangerous dehydration as well as a range of illnesses and conditions. There are two forms of the disease: nephrogenic diabetes