HYPERKALEMIA

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE HYPERKALEMIA CAUSES AND RISK| Hyperkalemia

Hyperkalemia Hyperkalemia (high potassium) is a medical disorder in which the blood contains too much potassium. CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE causes Hyperkalemia is a common electrolyte disorder that occurs most commonly in people with impaired kidney function, with end-stage renal illness having the highest frequency (ESRD). High blood potassium levels or rapid elevations can induce sudden cardiac death. Severe hyperkalemia is a medical emergency. Aside from a reduction in potassium excretion by the kidneys (as observed …