Hyponatremia in Decompensated Chronic Liver Disease, A Marker of Poor Prognosis Hyponatremia; A Red Flag in Chronic Liver Disease

1. Abstract 1.1. Background: Hypervolemic hyponatremia is seen in nearly half of the patients with cirrhosis. There is a scarcity of data correlating hyponatremia with either liver/renal function markers or mortality in patients with decompensated cirrhosis.