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  1. 0 Question:

    What would cause a 78 y/o male post surg for LAR, to diurese?
    In 7 hours-3700 cc of dilute urine. In was 2526cc IV. He had had a thyroid fxn test 1 week prior...I am wondering..and ideas?

    Hx : arrythmias, HTN, NIDDM, ^cholesterol

    TIA! B
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  3. Visit  Dinith88 profile page

    My guess is that he was generously hydrated during(and before?) surgery. If his renal function is normal (and has no Hx of CHF), i would bet the surgical/pacu staff gave a good amount of fluids... (an intake 'hidden' from floor I&O's???)

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