Aage Kristian Olsen Alstrup

Abnormal diurnal rhythm of urine output following renal transplantation: the impact of blood pressure and diuretics

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  • The Department of Paediatrics
Nocturnal polyuria is the excretion at night of an excessive volume of urine. A major problem following renal transplantation is an abnormal diurnal rhythmicity in urine output. The purpose of this study was to elucidate the prevalence of nocturnal polyuria among renal transplant recipients in the early period after transplantation as well as at least 1 year after transplantation. We aimed to explore possible pathophysiological mechanisms behind nocturnal polyuria in this group of patients, focusing on the impact of blood pressure and medication.
Original languageEnglish
JournalTransplantation Proceedings
Volume42
Issue9
Pages (from-to)3529-36
Number of pages8
ISSN0041-1345
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2010

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