Fatal dysnatraemia caused by elective colonoscopy

J. Carlos Ayus, Robert Levine, Allen I. Arieff

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Colonoscopy can cause fatal dysnatraemia, and plasma sodium should always be checked after the procedure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
Issue number7385
StatePublished - Feb 15 2003

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    Ayus, J. C., Levine, R., & Arieff, A. I. (2003). Fatal dysnatraemia caused by elective colonoscopy. BMJ, 326(7385). https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7385.382