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Close correlation between urinary sodium excretion and response to tolvaptan in liver cirrhosis patients with ascites.

Authors
  • Uojima, Haruki1, 2
  • Kinbara, Takeshi1
  • Hidaka, Hisashi2
  • Sung, Ji Hyun1
  • Ichida, Masachika1
  • Tokoro, Shinnosuke1
  • Masuda, Sakue1
  • Takizawa, Satoshi1
  • Sasaki, Akiko1
  • Koizumi, Kazuya1
  • Egashira, Hideto1
  • Kako, Makoto1
  • 1 Department of Gastroenterology, Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan.
  • 2 Department of Gastroenterology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hepatology research : the official journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology
Publication Date
March 2017
Volume
47
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/hepr.12716
PMID: 27059410
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

In decompensated liver cirrhosis patients, urinary excretion sodium showed good correlation with tolvaptan response.

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