View Full Chapter Figures Only Tables Only Videos Only Print Share Email Send Email Your Name (required) Example: John Doe Email Address (required) Please enter a valid sender email address. Example: firstname.lastname@example.org CC Me Recipient Email Address (required) Separate multiple email address with semi-colons (up to 5). Subject Subject for your email. Message (Maximum characters: 1,000) Send Cancel Copyright Paragraph Text Copyright Line Text Get Citation Citation AMA Citation Doherty GM. Doherty G.M. Doherty, Gerard M.Hyperphosphatemia. In: Doherty GM. Doherty G.M. Ed. Gerard M. Doherty.eds. Quick Answers Surgery. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2010. http://accesssurgery.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=853&Sectionid=49662140. Accessed January 16, 2017. MLA Citation Doherty GM. Doherty G.M. Doherty, Gerard M.. "Hyperphosphatemia." Quick Answers Surgery. Doherty GM. Doherty G.M. Ed. Gerard M. Doherty. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2010, http://accesssurgery.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=853&Sectionid=49662140. Download citation file: RIS (Zotero) EndNote BibTex Medlars ProCite RefWorks Reference Manager © Copyright Tools Search Book Top Return Clip Search Book Hyperphosphatemia + Essential Features + • Elevated serum phosphorus ++ Epidemiology + • Renal insufficiency• Post-trauma• Marked tissue catabolism• Excess intake (rarely) + Clinical Findings ++ Symptoms and Signs + • Usually asymptomatic ++ Laboratory Findings + • Elevated serum phosphorus• Decreased serum calcium + Diagnostic Considerations + • In perioperative or post-trauma setting, almost always associated with renal insufficiency, even when other factors also present + Work-up + • Serum electrolytes• ABG measurements + Treatment and Management + • Diuresis• Phosphate binding antacids• Dialysis ++ Medications + • Diuretics• Phosphate binding antacids (aluminum hydroxide) ++ Treatment Monitoring + • Serum electrolytes ++ Prognosis + • Excellent + Resources ++ References ++Klahr S et al. Acute renal failure. N Engl J Med. 1998;338:671. [PubMed: 9486997] ++Frazao JM. Adragao T. Treatment of hyperphosphatemia with sevelamer hydrochloride in dialysis patients: effects on vascular calcification, bone and a close look into the survival data. Kidney International - Supplement. 2008, (111):S38-43.