Inappropriate ADH Syndrome Evaluation
Tests are necessary to make the diagnosis of the syndrome of inappropriate ADH. Usually, a low concentration of sodium in the bloodstream is discovered during an evaluation for another condition.
Tests that may be used to evaluate the syndrome of inappropriate ADH include:
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PubMed Inappropriate ADH Syndrome References
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- Kanda M, Omori Y, Shinoda S, Yamauchi T, Tamemoto H, Kawakami M, Ishikawa SE. SIADH closely associated with non-functioning pituitary adenoma. Endocr J. 2004 Aug;51(4):435-8. 
- Musch W, Decaux G. Treating the syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion with isotonic saline. QJM. 1998 Nov;91(11):749-53. 
- Musch W, Hedeshi A, Decaux G. Low sodium excretion in SIADH patients with low diuresis. Nephron Physiol. 2004;96(1):P11-8.