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Alcoholic hepatitis is a form of acute injury to liver tissue that is also a precursor of cirrhosis, and carries significant morbidity and mortality. Severe alcoholic hepatitis in particular carries a high short-term mortality, and also places an enormous burden on stretched healthcare resources....
Background: Polydipsia-related hyponatraemia is generally considered an acute dilutional state. Aim: To determine whether solute loss plays a role in the pathogenesis of polydipsia-related hyponatraemia. Design: Prospective uncontrolled study Methods: We studied routine biochemical volume-related...