RASIB M. RAJA, M.D.; JULIO G. MOROS, M.D.; MARK S. KRAMER, M.D.; JERRY L. ROSENBAUM, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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RAJA RM, MOROS JG, KRAMER MS, ROSENBAUM JL. Hyperosmotic Coma Complicating Peritoneal Dialysis with Sorbitol Dialysate. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:993-994. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-6-993
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(6):993-994.
A uremic and severely edematous patient with diabetic nephropathy underwent peritoneal dialysis with hypertonic sorbitol dialysate. Although azotemia and edema improved, he became comatose after 72 hr of continuous dialysis and died in an advanced hyperosmolar state.
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