Hyponatremia, all-cause mortality, and risk of cancer diagnoses in the primary care setting: A large population study

Published: 13 August 2016
Author(s): Christian Selmer, Jesper Clausager Madsen, Christian Torp-Pedersen, Gunnar Hilmar Gislason, Jens Faber
Issue: August 2016
Section: Original Article

Hyponatremia has been associated with increased all-cause mortality in hospitalized individuals. In this study we examine the risk of all-cause mortality in primary care subjects with hyponatremia, while also exploring the association with subsequent diagnosis of cancer.