Sei sulla pagina 1di 14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

Medscape Reference Reference

News Reference Education MEDLINE

Practice Essentials
The syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion (SIADH) is defined by the hyponatremia and hypo-osmolality resulting from inappropriate, continued secretion or action of the hormone despite normal or increased plasma volume, which results in impaired water excretion. The key to understanding the pathophysiology, signs, symptoms, and treatment of SIADH is the awareness that the hyponatremia is a result of an excess of water rather than a deficiency of sodium.

Essential update: Response to conivaptan of neurosurgical ICU patients with SIADH


A retrospective study involving 32 hyponatremic neurosurgical patients with SIADH examined the natremic response to a single 20-mg bolus dose of conivaptan over a period of 48 hours.[1] From a baseline of 129.8 3.4 mEq/L, the serum sodium concentration increased to 133.1 3.2 mEq/L by 6 hours after administration of conivaptan and to 134.2 3.2 mEq/L by 24 hours, indicating a significant 24-hour natremic response. Patients who failed to reach the primary end point (serum sodium increase 4 mEq/L over the first 24 hours) were treated with additional doses of conivaptan and other agents. On the basis of these findings, the authors recommend a single 20-mg dose of conivaptan as the preferred initial approach to treating patients in the neurosurgical intensive care unit who have SIADH, with the 24-hour natremic response dictating whether additional conivaptan doses or other interventions are required.[1]

Signs and symptoms


Depending on the magnitude and rate of development, hyponatremia may or may not cause symptoms. The history should take into account the following considerations: In general, slowly progressive hyponatremia is associated with fewer symptoms than is a rapid drop of serum sodium to the same value Signs and symptoms of acute hyponatremia do not precisely correlate with the severity or the acuity of the hyponatremia Patients may have symptoms that suggest increased secretion of ADH, such as chronic pain, symptoms from central nervous system or pulmonary tumors or head injury, or drug use Sources of excessive fluid intake should be evaluated The chronicity of the condition should be considered After the identification of hyponatremia, the approach to the patient depends on the clinically assessed volume status. Prominent physical findings may be seen only in severe or rapid-onset hyponatremia and can include the following: Confusion, disorientation, delirium Generalized muscle weakness, myoclonus, tremor, asterixis, hyporeflexia, ataxia, dysarthria, Cheyneemedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall 1/14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

Stokes respiration, pathologic reflexes Generalized seizures, coma See Clinical Presentation for more detail.

Diagnosis
In the absence of a single laboratory test to confirm the diagnosis, SIADH is best defined by the classic BartterSchwartz criteria, which can be summarized as follows [2] : Hyponatremia with corresponding hypo-osmolality Continued renal excretion of sodium Urine less than maximally dilute Absence of clinical evidence of volume depletion Absence of other causes of hyponatremia Correction of hyponatremia by fluid restriction The following laboratory tests may be helpful in the diagnosis of SIADH: Serum sodium, potassium, chloride, and bicarbonate Plasma osmolality Serum creatinine Blood urea nitrogen Blood glucose Urine osmolality Serum uric acid Serum cortisol Thyroid-stimulating hormone The patients volume should be assessed clinically to help rule out the presence of hypovolemia. Imaging studies that may be considered include the following: Chest radiography (for detection of an underlying pulmonary cause of SIADH) Computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging of the head (for detection of cerebral edema occurring as a complication of SIADH, for identification of a CNS disorder responsible for SIADH, or for helping to rule out other potential causes of a change in neurologic status) See Workup for more detail.

Management
Treatment of SIADH and the rapidity of correction of hyponatremia depend on the following: Degree of hyponatremia Whether the patient is symptomatic Whether the syndrome is acute (< 48 hours) or chronic Urine osmolality and creatinine clearance If the duration of hyponatremia is unknown and the patient is asymptomatic, it is reasonable to presume chronic SIADH. Diagnosis and treatment of the underlying cause of SIADH are also important. In an emergency setting, aggressive treatment of hyponatremia should always be weighed against the risk of inducing central pontine myelinolysis (CMP). Such treatment is warranted as follows: Indicated in patients who have severe symptoms (eg, seizures, stupor, coma, and respiratory arrest), regardless of the degree of hyponatremia Strongly considered for those who have moderate-to-severe hyponatremia with a documented duration of less than 48 hours
emedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall 2/14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

The goal is to correct hyponatremia at a rate that does not cause neurologic complications, as follows: Raise serum sodium by 0.5-1 mEq/hr, and not more than 10-12 mEq in the first 24 hours Aim at maximum serum sodium of 125-130 mEq/L In an acute setting (< 48 hours since onset) where moderate symptoms are noted, treatment options for hyponatremia include the following: 3% hypertonic saline (513 mEq/L) Loop diuretics with saline Vasopressin-2 receptor antagonists (aquaretics, such as conivaptan) Water restriction In a chronic asymptomatic setting, the principal options are as follows: Fluid restriction Vassopressin-2 receptor antagonists If vasopressin-2 receptor antagonists are unavailable or if local experience with them is limited, other agents to be considered include loop diuretics with increased salt intake, urea, mannitol, and demeclocycline See Treatment and Medication for more detail.

Background
The syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) is the most common cause of euvolemic hyponatremia in hospitalized patients. The syndrome is defined by the hyponatremia and hypo-osmolality that results from inappropriate, continued secretion and/or action of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) despite normal or increased plasma volume, which results in impaired water excretion. The antidiuretic hormone (ADH) promotes the reabsorption of water from the tubular fluid in the collecting duct, the hydro-osmotic effect, and it does not exert a significant effect on the rate of Na+ reabsorption. A second action of ADH is to cause arteriolar vasoconstriction and a rise in arterial blood pressure, the pressor effect.

Physiology of ADH
Arginine vasopressin (AVP), the naturally occurring ADH in humans, is an octapeptide similar in structure to oxytocin. AVP is synthesized in the cell bodies of neurons in the supraoptic and paraventricular nuclei of the anterior hypothalamus and travels along the supraopticohypophyseal tract into the posterior pituitary. Here, it is stored in secretory granules in association with a carrier protein, neurophysin, in the terminal dilatations of secretory neurons that rest against blood vessels. The major stimuli for AVP secretion are hyperosmolality and effective circulating volume depletion, which are sensed by osmoreceptors and baroreceptors, respectively. Osmoreceptors are specialized cells in the hypothalamus that perceive changes in the extracellular fluid (ECF) osmolality. Baroreceptors are located in the carotid sinus, aortic arch, and left atrium; these receptors participate in the nonosmolar control of AVP release by responding to a change in effective circulating volume. Three known receptors bind AVP at the cell membrane of target tissues: V1a, V1b (also known as V3), and V2; these mediate AVPs various effects. V1a receptor is the vascular smooth muscle cell receptor but is also found on a number of other cells, such as hepatocytes, cardiac myocytes, platelets, brain, and testis. The V1a receptors signal by activation of phospholipase C and elevation in intracellular calcium, which, in turn, stimulates vasoconstriction. V1b (V3) receptors are found predominantly in the anterior pituitary, where they stimulate ACTH secretion. V2 receptors are coupled to adenylate cyclase, causing a rise in intracellular cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP), which serves as the second messenger. V2 receptors are found predominantly on the basolateral membrane of the principal cells of the connecting tubule and collecting duct of the distal nephron.[3] Activation of the V2 receptor results in insertion of the water channel aquaporin-2 in the luminal membrane of the collecting
emedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall 3/14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

duct, thus making it more permeable to water. Activation of the V2 receptors also increases urea and Na+ chloride reabsorption by the ascending limb of loop of Henle, thus increasing medullary tonicity and providing the osmotic gradient for maximal water absorption.[3] V2 receptors are also found in vascular endothelial cells and stimulate the release of von Willebrand factor.[3] Normally, AVP secretion ceases when plasma osmolality falls below 275 mOsm/kg. This decrease causes increased water excretion, which leads to a dilute urine with an osmolality of 40-100 mOsm/kg. When plasma osmolality rises, AVP is secreted, which results in an increase in water reabsorption and an increase in urine osmolality to as much as 1400 mOsm/kg. An 8-10% reduction in circulating volume also significantly increases AVP release. In most physiologic states, the volume receptors and osmoreceptors act in concert to increase or decrease AVP release. However, a reduction in actual or effective circulating volume is an overriding stimulus for secretion of AVP and takes precedence over extracellular osmolality when osmolality is normal or reduced. Finally, AVP is also released in response to stressful stimuli, such as pain or anxiety, and by various drugs. The released AVP is rapidly metabolized in the liver and kidneys and has a half-life of 15-20 minutes.

Pathophysiology
The key to understanding the pathophysiology, signs, symptoms, and treatment of SIADH is the awareness that the hyponatremia in this syndrome is a result of an excess of water and not a deficiency of Na+. SIADH consists of hyponatremia, inappropriately elevated urine osmolality (>100 mOsm/kg), and decreased serum osmolality in a euvolemic patient. SIADH should be diagnosed when these findings occur in the setting of otherwise normal cardiac, renal, adrenal, hepatic, and thyroid function; in the absence of diuretic therapy; and in absence of other factors known to stimulate ADH secretion, such as hypotension, severe pain, nausea, and stress. In general, the plasma Na+ concentration is the primary osmotic determinant of AVP release. In persons with SIADH, the nonphysiological secretion of AVP results in enhanced water reabsorption, leading to dilutional hyponatremia. While a large fraction of this water is intracellular, the extracellular fraction causes volume expansion. Volume receptors are activated and natriuretic peptides are secreted, which causes natriuresis and some degree of accompanying potassium excretion (kaliuresis). Eventually, a steady state is reached and the amount of Na+ excreted in the urine matches Na intake. Ingestion of water is an essential prerequisite to the development of the syndrome; regardless of cause, hyponatremia does not occur if water intake is severely restricted. In addition to the inappropriate AVP secretion, persons with this syndrome may also have an inappropriate thirst sensation, which leads to an intake of water that is in excess of free water excreted. This increase in water ingested may contribute to the maintenance of hyponatremia.

Neurologic manifestations
Neurologic complications in SIADH occur as a result of the brain's response to changes in osmolality. Hyponatremia and hypo-osmolality lead to acute edema of the brain cells. The rigid calvaria prevent expansion of brain volume beyond a certain point, after which the brain cells must adapt to persistent hypo-osmolality. However, a rapid increase in brain water content of more than 5-10% leads to severe cerebral edema and herniation and is fatal. In response to a decrease in osmolality, brain ECF fluid moves into the CSF. The brain cells then lose potassium and intracellular organic osmolytes (amino acids, such as glutamate, glutamine, taurine, polyhydric alcohol, myoinositol, methylamine, and creatinine). This occurs concurrently to prevent excessive brain swelling.[4] Following correction of hyponatremia, the adaptive process does not match the extrusion kinetics. Electrolytes rapidly reaccumulate in the brain ECF within 24 hours, resulting in a significant overshoot above normal brain contents within the first 48 hours after correction. Organic osmolytes return to normal brain content very slowly over 5-7 days. Electrolyte brain content returns to normal levels by the fifth day after correction, when organic osmolytes return to normal.
emedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall 4/14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

Irreversible neurologic damage and death may occur when the rate of correction of Na+ exceeds 0.5 mEq/L/h for patients with severe hyponatremia. At this rate of correction, osmolytes that have been lost in defense against brain edema during the development of hyponatremia cannot be restored as rapidly when hyponatremia is rapidly corrected. The brain cells are thus subject to osmotic injury, a condition termed osmotic demyelination. Certain factors such as hypokalemia, severe malnutrition, and advanced liver disease predispose patients to this devastating complication.[4]

Etiology
SIADH is most often caused by either inappropriate hypersecretion of ADH from its normal hypothalamic source or by ectopic production. The causes of SIADH can be divided into 4 broad categories: nervous system disorders, neoplasia, pulmonary diseases, and drug induced (which include those that [1] stimulate AVP release, [2] potentiate effects of AVP action, or [3] have an uncertain mechanism). Nervous system disorders are as follows: Acute psychosis Acute intermittent porphyria Brain abscess Cavernous sinus thrombosis Cerebellar and cerebral atrophy Cerebrovascular accident CNS lupus Delirium tremens Encephalitis (viral or bacterial) Epilepsy Guillain-Barr syndrome Head trauma Herpes zoster (chest wall) Hydrocephalus Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy Meningitis (viral, bacterial, tuberculous, and fungal) Midfacial hypoplasia Multiple sclerosis Perinatal hypoxia Rocky Mountain spotted fever Schizophrenia Shy-Drager syndrome Subarachnoid hemorrhage Subdural hematoma Ventriculoatrial shunt obstruction Wernicke encephalopathy Neoplasia disorders are as follows: Pulmonary - Lung carcinoma and mesothelioma Gastrointestinal - Carcinomas of the duodenum, pancreas, and colon Genitourinary - Adrenocortical carcinoma; carcinomas of cervix, ureter/bladder, and prostate; and ovarian tumors Other - Brain tumors, carcinoid tumors, Ewing sarcoma, leukemia, lymphoma, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, neuroblastoma (olfactory), and thymoma Pulmonary disorders are as follows: Acute bronchitis/bronchiolitis Acute respiratory failure Aspergillosis (cavitary lesions)
emedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall 5/14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

Asthma Atelectasis Bacterial pneumonia Chronic obstructive lung disease Cystic fibrosis Emphysema Empyema Pneumonia (viral, bacterial [mycoplasmal], fungal) Pneumothorax Positive pressure ventilation Pulmonary abscess Pulmonary fibrosis Sarcoidosis Tuberculosis Viral pneumonia Drugs that stimulate AVP release are as follows: Acetylcholine Antineoplastic agents - Adenine arabinoside, cyclophosphamide, ifosfamide, vincristine, vinblastine Barbiturates Bromocriptine Carbachol Chlorpropamide Clofibrate Cyclopropane Dibenzazepines (eg, carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine Halothane Haloperidol Histamine Isoproterenol Lorcainide Opiates e.g. Morphine Nicotine (inhaled tobacco) Nitrous oxide Phenothiazines (eg, thioridazine) Thiopental MAOIs (eg, tranylcypromine) Tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline, desipramine) Drugs that potentiate the effects of AVP action (primarily facilitates peripheral action of ADH) are as follows: Clofibrate Griseofulvin Hypoglycemic agents Metformin, phenformin, tolbutamide Oxytocin (large doses) Prostaglandin synthetase inhibitors (inhibit renal PGE2 synthesis) Indomethacin, aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Theophylline Triiodothyronine Vasopressin analogs (eg, AVP, DDAVP) Drugs with an uncertain mechanism are as follows: Antineoplastic agents Cisplatin, melphalan, methotrexate, imatinib Ciprofloxacin Clomipramine Ecstasy
emedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall 6/14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

Phenoxybenzamine Na+ valproate SSRIs (eg, sertraline, fluoxetine, paroxetine) Thiothixene The list of drugs that can induce SIADH is long. SIADH has been reported as an adverse effect of multiple psychotropic medications.[5] Many chemotherapeutic drugs cause nausea, which is a powerful stimulus of vasopressin secretion. SIADH is also a leading cause of hyponatremia in children following chemotherapy or stem cell transplantation. Miscellaneous causes are as follows: Exercise-induced hyponatremia Giant cell arteritis HIV infection - Hyponatremia has been reported in as many as 40% of adult patients with HIV infection. Patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) can have many potential causes for increased ADH secretion, including volume depletion and infection of the lungs and the CNS.[6] Although one third of the hyponatremic patients with AIDS are clinically hypovolemic, the remaining hyponatremic patients fulfill most of the criteria for SIADH. Idiopathic

Epidemiology
Occurrence in the United States
Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte derangement occurring in hospitalized patients. When defined as plasma Na+ concentration of less than 135 mEq/L, the prevalence of hyponatremia in hospitalized patients has been reported in different studies as being between 2.5% and 30%.[7, 8, 9, 10] In the majority of cases, the hyponatremia was hospital acquired or aggravated by the hospitalization and may be secondary to the administration of hypotonic intravenous (IV) fluids.[7] SIADH can also arise postoperatively from stress, pain, and medications used. However, not all hospital-acquired hyponatremia is SIADH and SIADH should be differentiated from the hyponatremia that occurs in patients with limited capacity to excrete free water, such as in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Sex- and age-related demographics


Increasing age (>30 y) is a risk factor for hyponatremia in hospitalized patients.[10] Men appear to be more likely to develop mild or moderate, but not severe, hyponatremia.[10] Low body weight is also a risk factor for hyponatremia. Women appear to be more prone to drug-induced hyponatremia and to exercise-induced hyponatremia (marathon runners), although this may be an association with low body weight rather than sex.[3]

Prognosis
The prognosis of SIADH correlates with the underlying cause and to the effects of severe hyponatremia and its overzealous correction. Rapid and complete recovery tends to be the rule with drug-induced SIADH when the offending agent is withdrawn. Successful treatment of pulmonary or CNS infection also can lead to correction of SIADH. However, patients who present with neurologic symptoms or have severe hyponatremia even without symptoms may develop permanent neurologic impairment. Patients whose serum Na+ is rapidly corrected, especially those who are asymptomatic, can also develop permanent neurologic impairment from central pontine myelinolysis (CPM).

Complications
The following complications are noted in SIADH: Cerebral edema may be observed when plasma osmolality decreases faster than 10 mOsm/kg/h. This can
emedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall 7/14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

lead to cerebral herniation. Noncardiogenic pulmonary edema may develop, especially in marathon runners.[11] CPM is the feared complication of excessive, overly rapid correction of hyponatremia. Typical features are disorders of upper motor neurons, including spastic quadriparesis and pseudobulbar palsy, as well as mental disorders ranging from confusion to coma.[12] The risk is increased in persons with hepatic failure, potassium depletion, large burns, and malnutrition.[13] Premenopausal patients undergoing surgery, especially gynecologic or related procedures, and those with serum Na of less than 105 may also have an increased risk. Once CPM occurs as a complication, there is no proven treatment.

Morbidity and mortality


Previously, mild hyponatremia was considered relatively asymptomatic. However, evidence suggests that even mild hyponatremia can cause significant impairment, such as unsteady gait, and lead to frequent falls. This effect may be greater in elderly persons, who are more sensitive to changes in serum Na+.[14] The mortality of patients with hyponatremia (Na+ < 130 mEq/L) is increased 60-fold compared with that of patients without documented hyponatremia, although this may be partly related to their comorbid conditions rather than to the hyponatremia itself. Predictors for higher morbidity and mortality rates include being hospitalized, acute onset, and severity of hyponatremia.[9] When the Na+ concentration drops below 105 mEq/L, life-threatening complications are much more likely to occur.[13] In a retrospective case note review by Clayton and colleagues, patients with a multifactorial cause for hyponatremia in an inpatient setting had significantly higher mortality rates.[15] The etiology of hyponatremia was a more important prognostic indicator than the level of absolute serum Na+ in the patients. The outcome was least favorable in patients who were normonatremic at admission and became hyponatremic during the course of their hospitalization.

Contributor Information and Disclosures


Author Christie P Thomas, MBBS, FRCP, FASN, FAHA Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Director, Kidney and Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Program, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Christie P Thomas, MBBS, FRCP, FASN, FAHA is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Physicians, American Heart Association, American Society of Nephrology, and Royal College of Physicians Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Coauthor(s) Mony Fraer, MD, FACP, FASN Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Staff Physician, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Chief Editor Vecihi Batuman, MD, FACP, FASN Professor of Medicine, Section of Nephrology-Hypertension, Tulane University School of Medicine; Chief, Medicine Service, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Vecihi Batuman, MD, FACP, FASN is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Physicians, American Society of Hypertension, American Society of Nephrology, and International Society of Nephrology Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Additional Contributors
emedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall 8/14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

Howard A Bessen, MD Professor of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine; Program Director, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Howard A Bessen, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Emergency Physicians Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Keenan Bora, MD Fellow, Medical Toxicology, Detroit Medical Center; Attending Physician, Medical Center Emergency Services, Detroit Keenan Bora, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, American Academy of Emergency Medicine, American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Medical Toxicology, and American Medical Association Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Meher Chaudhry, MD Chief Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine, Detroit Receiving Hospital, University Health Center Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Sonali Deshmukh, MBBS Consulting Staff, Omaha Nephrology, Nebraska Sonali Deshmukh, MBBS is a member of the following medical societies: American Society of Nephrology Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. R obert J Ferry Jr, MD Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN; Brigade Surgeon, 36th Sustainment Brigade, U.S. Army; Adjunct Professor, Pediatric Surgery Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Robert J Ferry Jr, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Diabetes Association, American Medical Association, Endocrine Society, Lawson-Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, Society for Pediatric Research, and Texas Pediatric Society Disclosure: Nutropin Speakers Bureau Honoraria Speaking and teaching; Genotropin Speakers Bureau Honoraria Speaking and teaching; Eli Lilly & Co. Grant/research funds Investigator; MacroGenics, Inc. Grant/research funds Investigator; Ipsen, S.A. (formerly Tercica, Inc.) Grant/research funds Investigator; NovoNordisk SA Grant/research funds Investigator; Diamyd Investigator Stephen Kemp, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Arkansas College of Medicine and Arkansas Children's Hospital Stephen Kemp, MD, PhD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Pediatric Society, Endocrine Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Southern Medical Association, and Southern Society for Pediatric Research Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Eleanor Lederer, MD Professor of Medicine, Chief, Nephrology Division, Director, Nephrology Training Program, Director, Metabolic Stone Clinic, Kidney Disease Program, University of Louisville School of Medicine; Consulting Staff, Louisville Veterans Affairs Hospital Eleanor Lederer, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Federation for Medical Research, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, American Society of Nephrology, American Society of Transplantation, International Society of Nephrology, Kentucky Medical Association, National Kidney Foundation, and Phi Beta Kappa Disclosure: Dept of Veterans Affairs Grant/research funds Research
emedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall 9/14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

Lynne Lipton Levitsky, MD Chief, Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Lynne Lipton Levitsky, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Diabetes Association, American Pediatric Society, Endocrine Society, Lawson-Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, and Society for Pediatric Research Disclosure: Pfizer Grant/research funds P.I.; Tercica Grant/research funds Other; Eli Lily Grant/research funds PI; NovoNordisk Grant/research funds PI Chike Magnus Nzerue, MD Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Vice-Chairman of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College Chike Magnus Nzerue, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Association for the Advancement of Science, American College of Physicians, American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, American Society of Nephrology, and National Kidney Foundation Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Jose F Pascual-y-Baralt, MD Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, San Antonio Military Pediatric Center; Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Campus Jose F Pascual-y-Baralt, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Society of Nephrology, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, Association of Military Surgeons of the US, and International Society of Nephrology Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Alexandr Rafailov, MD Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York Downstate/Kings County Hospital Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Arlan L Rosenbloom, MD Adjunct Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, University of Florida; Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics; Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology Arlan L Rosenbloom, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Epidemiology, American Pediatric Society, Endocrine Society, Florida Pediatric Society, Lawson-Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, and Society for Pediatric Research Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Erik D Schraga, MD Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mills-Peninsula Emergency Medical Associates; Consulting Staff, Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara Medical Center Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Richard H Sinert, DO Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Research Director, State University of New York College of Medicine; Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Kings County Hospital Center Richard H Sinert, DO is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Physicians and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Hormone Secretion Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Pharmacy; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Drug Reference Author: Christie P Thomas, MBBS, FRCP, FASN, FAHA; Chief Editor: Vecihi Disclosure: Medscape Salary Employment Batuman, MD, FACP, FASN more...
emedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall

10/14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

Updated: Mary L Windle, Feb 25, 2013 PharmD Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, Medscape Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Additional Contributors Howard A Bessen, MD Professor of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine; Program Director, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Howard A Bessen, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Emergency Physicians Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Keenan Bora, MD Fellow, Medical Toxicology, Detroit Medical Center; Attending Physician, Medical Center Emergency Services, Detroit Keenan Bora, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, American Academy of Emergency Medicine, American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Medical Toxicology, and American Medical Association Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Meher Chaudhry, MD Chief Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine, Detroit Receiving Hospital, University Health Center Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Sonali Deshmukh, MBBS Consulting Staff, Omaha Nephrology, Nebraska Sonali Deshmukh, MBBS is a member of the following medical societies: American Society of Nephrology Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. R obert J Ferry Jr, MD Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN; Brigade Surgeon, 36th Sustainment Brigade, U.S. Army; Adjunct Professor, Pediatric Surgery Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Robert J Ferry Jr, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Diabetes Association, American Medical Association, Endocrine Society, Lawson-Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, Society for Pediatric Research, and Texas Pediatric Society Disclosure: Nutropin Speakers Bureau Honoraria Speaking and teaching; Genotropin Speakers Bureau Honoraria Speaking and teaching; Eli Lilly & Co. Grant/research funds Investigator; MacroGenics, Inc. Grant/research funds Investigator; Ipsen, S.A. (formerly Tercica, Inc.) Grant/research funds Investigator; NovoNordisk SA Grant/research funds Investigator; Diamyd Investigator Stephen Kemp, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Arkansas College of Medicine and Arkansas Children's Hospital Stephen Kemp, MD, PhD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Pediatric Society, Endocrine Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Southern Medical Association, and Southern Society for Pediatric Research Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Eleanor Lederer, MD Professor of Medicine, Chief, Nephrology Division, Director, Nephrology Training Program, Director, Metabolic Stone Clinic, Kidney Disease Program, University of Louisville School of Medicine; Consulting Staff, Louisville Veterans Affairs Hospital Eleanor Lederer, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Association for the
emedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall 11/14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

Advancement of Science, American Federation for Medical Research, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, American Society of Nephrology, American Society of Transplantation, International Society of Nephrology, Kentucky Medical Association, National Kidney Foundation, and Phi Beta Kappa Disclosure: Dept of Veterans Affairs Grant/research funds Research Lynne Lipton Levitsky, MD Chief, Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Lynne Lipton Levitsky, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Diabetes Association, American Pediatric Society, Endocrine Society, Lawson-Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, and Society for Pediatric Research Disclosure: Pfizer Grant/research funds P.I.; Tercica Grant/research funds Other; Eli Lily Grant/research funds PI; NovoNordisk Grant/research funds PI Chike Magnus Nzerue, MD Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Vice-Chairman of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College Chike Magnus Nzerue, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Association for the Advancement of Science, American College of Physicians, American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, American Society of Nephrology, and National Kidney Foundation Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Jose F Pascual-y-Baralt, MD Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, San Antonio Military Pediatric Center; Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Campus Jose F Pascual-y-Baralt, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Society of Nephrology, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, Association of Military Surgeons of the US, and International Society of Nephrology Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Alexandr Rafailov, MD Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York Downstate/Kings County Hospital Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Arlan L Rosenbloom, MD Adjunct Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, University of Florida; Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics; Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology Arlan L Rosenbloom, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Epidemiology, American Pediatric Society, Endocrine Society, Florida Pediatric Society, Lawson-Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, and Society for Pediatric Research Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Erik D Schraga, MD Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mills-Peninsula Emergency Medical Associates; Consulting Staff, Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara Medical Center Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Richard H Sinert, DO Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Research Director, State University of New York College of Medicine; Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Kings County Hospital Center Richard H Sinert, DO is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Physicians and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
emedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall 12/14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Drug Reference Disclosure: Medscape Salary Employment Mary L Windle, PharmD Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, Medscape Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

References
1. Marik PE, Rivera R. Therapeutic effect of conivaptan bolus dosing in hyponatremic neurosurgical patients. Pharmacotherapy. Jan 2013;33(1):51-5. [Medline]. 2. Bartter FC, Schwartz WB. The syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone. Am J Med. May 1967;42(5):790-806. [Medline]. 3. Verbalis JG, Berl T. Disorders of water balance. In: Brenner BM. Brenner & Rector's The Kidney. Vol 1. 8th ed. Saunders; 2007:459-491. 4. Elhassan EA, Schrier RW. Hyponatremia: diagnosis, complications, and management including V2 receptor antagonists. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens . Mar 2011;20(2):161-8. [Medline]. 5. Kohen I, Voelker S, Manu P. Antipsychotic-induced hyponatremia: case report and literature review. Am J Ther. Sep-Oct 2008;15(5):492-4. [Medline]. 6. Vitting KE, Gardenswartz MH, Zabetakis PM, et al. Frequency of hyponatremia and nonosmolar vasopressin release in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. JAMA. Feb 16 1990;263(7):973-8. [Medline]. 7. Hoorn EJ, Lindemans J, Zietse R. Development of severe hyponatraemia in hospitalized patients: treatment-related risk factors and inadequate management. Nephrol Dial Transplant. Jan 2006;21(1):70-6. [Medline]. 8. Schrier RW. Body water homeostasis: clinical disorders of urinary dilution and concentration. J Am Soc Nephrol. Jul 2006;17(7):1820-32. [Medline]. 9. Stelfox HT, Ahmed SB, Khandwala F, Zygun D, Shahpori R, Laupland K. The epidemiology of intensive care unit-acquired hyponatraemia and hypernatraemia in medical-surgical intensive care units. Crit Care. 2008;12(6):R162. [Medline]. [Full Text]. 10. Upadhyay A, Jaber BL, Madias NE. Incidence and prevalence of hyponatremia. Am J Med. Jul 2006;119(7 Suppl 1):S30-5. [Medline]. 11. Ayus JC, Varon J, Arieff AI. Hyponatremia, cerebral edema, and noncardiogenic pulmonary edema in marathon runners. Ann Intern Med. May 2 2000;132(9):711-4. [Medline]. 12. Kumar S, Fowler M, Gonzalez-Toledo E, Jaffe SL. Central pontine myelinolysis, an update. Neurol Res . Apr 2006;28(3):360-6. [Medline]. 13. Ellison DH, Berl T. Clinical practice. The syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis. N Engl J Med. May 17 2007;356(20):2064-72. [Medline]. 14. Renneboog B, Musch W, Vandemergel X, Manto MU, Decaux G. Mild chronic hyponatremia is associated with falls, unsteadiness, and attention deficits. Am J Med. Jan 2006;119(1):71.e1-8. [Medline]. 15. Clayton JA, Le Jeune IR, Hall IP. Severe hyponatraemia in medical in-patients: aetiology, assessment and outcome. QJM. Aug 2006;99(8):505-11. [Medline].
emedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall 13/14

4/28/13

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

16. Decaux G. Is asymptomatic hyponatremia really asymptomatic?. Am J Med. Jul 2006;119(7 Suppl 1):S79-82. [Medline]. 17. Hew-Butler T, Noakes TD, Siegel AJ. Practical management of exercise-associated hyponatremic encephalopathy: the sodium paradox of non-osmotic vasopressin secretion. Clin J Sport Med. Jul 2008;18(4):350-4. [Medline]. 18. Sterns RH, Silver SM. Cerebral salt wasting versus SIADH: what difference?. J Am Soc Nephrol. Feb 2008;19(2):194-6. [Medline]. 19. Yee AH, Burns JD, Wijdicks EF. Cerebral salt wasting: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Neurosurg Clin N Am. Apr 2010;21(2):339-52. [Medline]. 20. Tian W, Fu Y, Garcia-Elias A, et al. A loss-of-function nonsynonymous polymorphism in the osmoregulatory TRPV4 gene is associated with human hyponatremia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Aug 18 2009;106(33):14034-9. [Medline]. [Full Text]. 21. Feldman BJ, Rosenthal SM, Vargas GA, et al. Nephrogenic syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis. N Engl J Med. May 5 2005;352(18):1884-90. [Medline]. 22. Zeltser D, Rosansky S, van Rensburg H, Verbalis JG, Smith N. Assessment of the efficacy and safety of intravenous conivaptan in euvolemic and hypervolemic hyponatremia. Am J Nephrol. 2007;27(5):447-57. [Medline]. 23. Decker BC. Disorders of Water Excess: Hyponatremia. In: Dale DC, Federman DD, eds. ACP Medicine. Vol 1. BC Decker; 2007. 24. Nemerovski C, Hutchinson DJ. Treatment of hypervolemic or euvolemic hyponatremia associated with heart failure, cirrhosis, or the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone with tolvaptan: a clinical review. Clin Ther. Jun 2010;32(6):1015-32. [Medline]. 25. [Best Evidence] Schrier RW, Gross P, Gheorghiade M, Berl T, Verbalis JG, Czerwiec FS, et al. Tolvaptan, a selective oral vasopressin V2-receptor antagonist, for hyponatremia. N Engl J Med. Nov 16 2006;355(20):2099-112. [Medline]. 26. Berl T, Quittnat-Pelletier F, Verbalis JG, et al. Oral tolvaptan is safe and effective in chronic hyponatremia. J Am Soc Nephrol. Apr 2010;21(4):705-12. [Medline]. [Full Text]. 27. Gross P. Treatment of hyponatremia. Intern Med. 2008;47(10):885-91. [Medline]. Medscape Reference 2011 WebMD, LLC

emedicine.medscape.com/article/246650-overview#showall

14/14