Journal Article

Lactate in a <i>Laubenpieper</i>

Wolfgang Derer, Saban Elitok, Theresa Claus, Henry Schütt, Rainer Ruf, Ralph Kettritz, Friedrich C. Luft and Bernard Pilz

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

Published on behalf of European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Assoc

Volume 20, issue 12, pages 2851-2854
Published in print December 2005 | ISSN: 0931-0509
Published online October 2005 | e-ISSN: 1460-2385 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfi057
Lactate in a Laubenpieper

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Acid–base disorders seldom kill; however, the mechanisms and associated complications certainly do. We recently encountered a patient with a mysterious lactic acidosis. The patient proved to be a most capable teacher of important lessons.

Keywords: Lactate; Lactate acedosis; Beri Beri; Hyperkalaemia

Journal Article.  1879 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nephrology

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