Teloh JK1, Rohrig R2, Waack IN2, de Groot H2.
J Surg Res. 2016 Oct 4;209:45-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2016.09.053. [Epub ahead of print]BACKGROUND: Extracellular metabolic acidosis of mineral origin is commonly associated with plasma hyperkalemia. Nevertheless, in previous experiments, animals subjected to acute metabolic acidosis induced by normovolemic hemodilution using a colloidal volume replacement solution containing succinylated gelatin (gelafundin), developed a hypokalemic state with concomitant marked increases in diuresis and renal potassium excretion. Read More