Electrolyte Disorders in Pregnancy

Valerie Barta, Holly Koncicki

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In pregnancy, central nervous system and hormonal changes lead to altered regulation of salt and water. This chapter discusses the differential diagnosis for hyponatremia and hypernatremia during pregnancy and the management in the pregnant woman.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationObstetric and Gynecologic Nephrology
Subtitle of host publicationWomen’s Health Issues in the Patient with Kidney Disease
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9783030253240
ISBN (Print)9783030253233
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2019


  • Electrolyte disorders in pregnancy
  • Hyponatremia in pregnancy
  • Hypoosmolar hyponatremia in pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and electrolyte disorders
  • Salt and water balance in the pregnant patient
  • Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone in pregnancy


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