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Cerebral ventricular volume during hyponatraemia.
  1. G Decaux,
  2. M Szyper,
  3. A Grivegnée
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Saint-Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium.

    Abstract

    In order to determine if the neurologic manifestations in chronic hyponatraemia result partly from brain oedema, we measured the cerebral ventricular volume before and after correction of hyponatraemia in eight patients with central nervous system manifestations. Only the three patients with seizures showed a clear change in the ventricular size and probably had brain oedema.

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