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Correction of the Sodium Concentration Measured by an Indirect Ion-Sensitive Electrode in Hyperlipidemia

Specialty:

Clinical Laboratory
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Cardiology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

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Description:

Pseudohyponatremia may be reported when measured by an ion-sensitive electrode in a patient with greatly elevated blood lipids. The true sodium concentration can be estimated by adjusting for the hyperlipemia.

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