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Diabetes Insipidus After Brain Tumor Surgery

Eelco F. M Wijdicks and Alejandro A Rabinstein

in Neurocritical Care

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199843626
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322855 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199843626.003.0026

Series: What Do I Do Now

Diabetes Insipidus After Brain Tumor Surgery

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Diabetes insipidus is a difficult management problem after surgery for resection of a centrally located brain tumor. Fluid management, administration of vasopressin, and monitoring of effect of treatment are discussed.

Chapter.  1800 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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