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Néphropathie au phosphate : comment l’éviter ?

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Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2011, vol. 7, no. 317, p. 2227-8,2230-1
Abstract Colonoscopy is a commonly used procedure for colon cancer screening. The ideal bowel preparation for a good visualization of the colonic mucosa would be effective and well tolerated. Sodium phosphate (NaP) and polyethylen glycol (PEG) are the two most frequently used solutions in this indication. However, although NaP has been described as more effective and better tolerated, it can cause severe acute electrolytes disturbances and, in rare cases, lead to irreversible renal failure, called phosphate nephropathy. NaP should therefore be prescribed with caution and be formally banned for patients with risk factors.
Keywords AgedBiopsyCathartics/adverse effectsColonoscopy/methodsFemaleHumansKidney Diseases/chemically induced/epidemiology/pathology/prevention & controlPhosphates/adverse effectsSwitzerland
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PMID: 22400350
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Research group Analyse protéomique et Analyse génomique des maladies rénales (659)
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BOURQUIN, Vincent et al. Néphropathie au phosphate : comment l’éviter ?. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2011, vol. 7, n° 317, p. 2227-8,2230-1. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:24748

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