Salt therapy in pregnancy complicated by chronic renal disease

James M. Goldfarb, Robert E. Eckel, Irwin R. Merkatz

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A case is presented of a woman with severe chronic renal disease who developed evidence of salt wasting during pregnancy. Restoration of renal function and a successful pregnancy outcome were achieved through the use of large quantities of oral and intravenous salt supplementation, together with oral bicarbonate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)157-160
Number of pages4
JournalObstetrics and gynecology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1980
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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