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Extreme hypernatraemia in association with renal failure following caecocystoplasty.
  1. W. S. Walker,
  2. C. J. Thurston


    A case of extreme hypernatraemia (serum sodium 212 mmol/l) occurring in association with renal failure following a caecocystoplasty procedure is reported. The causative factors in extreme hypernatraemia are reviewed and an unusual reabsorptive mechanism via the transposed intestinal segment is proposed to explain the degree of hypernatraemia present in this case.

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