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Tolerating Extreme Hyperkalemia in a Non-Compliant Dialysis Patient

Dialysis patients are known to tolerate high potassium due to the chronic hyperkalemia that is inherent in their disease. Despite this, most reports of extremely high potassium (>9 mmol/L) are in the setting of cardiac arrest. We describe the case of a 57-year-old Caucasian male with past medical history significant for end stage renal disease known to be non-adherent to a low potassium diet as well as missed dialysis appointments.
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Chandan Saha

Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics
School of Medicine
Indiana University
United states

Abdelfattah Y. M. Nour

Professor
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Purdue University
United States
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