Mechanism of increased plasma urea after diuretic therapy in uraemic patients

A. Dal Canton, G. Fuiano, G. Conte, M. Terribile, M. Sabbatini, B. Cianciaruso, V. E. Andreucci

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Abstract

To clarify why diuretic therapy raises plasma urea in patients with chronic renal failure, three groups of uraemic subjects were treated with frusemide for 6 days. In group 1 (n=9), frusemide significantly decreased body weight and increased average plasma urea from 18.7 mmol/l to 28.8 mmol/l (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)255-261
Number of pages7
JournalClinical Science
Volume68
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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