Management of metformin-associated lactic acidosis
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: KUO, Ya-Hui (Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taipei, China Taiwan)
I. Background: The most frequently used treatment of metformin-associated lactic acidosis (MALA) is supportive measures in conjunction with heamodialysis. Bicarbonate therapy is controversial but an alternative. II. Aim: Our aim is to evaluate the characteristics and treatments of MALA in our hospital. III.Method: We retrospectively identified.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.