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Improvement of hyponatremia in cirrhosis is associated with improved complex information processing.

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Summary of "Improvement of hyponatremia in cirrhosis is associated with improved complex information processing."

Hyponatremia, a cause of brain dysfunction and risk factor for hepatic encephalopathy, is frequent in patients with advanced cirrhosis and ascites. The interdependence of liver failure and hyponatremia makes it difficult to separate the effects of each on cognitive function. The objective was to assess whether an increase in plasma sodium in patients with cirrhosis and ascites leads to an improvement in cognitive function.

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Name: Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology
ISSN: 1440-1746
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