Bartter syndrome is a hereditary renal salt-wasting tubulopathy characterized by hypokalemic, hypochloremic metabolic alkalosis and normal or low blood pressure.
The genetic defect is...
Failure to thrive
Symptoms of hypokalemia
Cognitive and developmental del...
Sodium chloride supplementation
Potassium chloride supplementation
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as indomethacin
Potassium-sparing diuretic such as spironolactone...
Frequent monitoring of serum electrolytes
Close follow-up of linear growth
Monitor for signs of kidney stone.
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Q: Can Bartter syndrome be treated with renal transplantation?
A: Yes. A few cases of renal transplantation in Bartter syndrome have been described for correction of severe electrolyte disorders, g...
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