What happened in the meantime? (results recent trials) – Niels Van Regenmortel
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Fri Nov 23, 2018
Grote Zaal


Learning objectives:

  1. Understand the impact of maintenance fluids’ tonicity
  2. Know the risks of hypotonic fluids
  3. Know the risks of isotonic fluids


Take home messages:

  1. A hypotonic maintenance fluid strategy can cause hyponatremia, but it’s clinical relevance appears unimportant.
  2. An isotonic maintenance fluid strategy leads to fluid retention in a surgical population
  3. An isotonic maintenance fluid strategy leads to hyperchloremia in a surgical population

Niels Van Regenmortel Intensivist - Head of the Department of Intensive Care Medicine, ZNA - Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen

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