Jan 1, 1977

Exchangeable electrolytes, glycoregulation and growth hormone in one case of Bartter's syndrome (author's transl)

Annales d'endocrinologie
J LefebvreM Linquette

Abstract

Total body water (T.B.W), extra-cellular fluid volume (E.C.F.), exchangeable sodium (NaE) and potassium (KE) were measured in one typical case of Bartter's syndrome with growth retardation. Intracellular potassium depletion was associated with a slight impaired carbohydrate tolerance and with decreased growth hormone response to arginine infusion and insulin-induced hypoglycemia. These observations demonstrate that impairement of growth hormone responses to stimulation occur in Bartter's syndrome with potassium depletion.

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Arginine hydrochloride
Growth Hormone Activity
Electrolytes
Protoplasm
Extracellular Space
Potassium
Potassium Depletion
Fetal Growth Retardation
Conn Syndrome
Electrolytes Measurement, Serum

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