Shimamura, Tadao New Elderly Association|Medical Research
Bando, Hiroshi New Elderly Association|Medical Research|Yoshinogawa Hospital KAKEN Search Researchers
Takemura, Masahiko Takemura Clinic
Shunto, Jouji Shunto Clinic
Ogawa, Hiroko Yoshinogawa Hospital
Nakanishi, Miwako Yoshinogawa Hospital
Watanabe, Osami Yoshinogawa Hospital
Chronic kidney disease
Background: For elderly people, nocturia has been often found associated with other diseases. Case presentation: The case is 88-year-old male with hypertension, Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), Diabetes, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). He developed nocturia and insomnia, and then checked daily water balance by himself. Results: Basic situation showed water intake/urine volume were 750mL/1030mL/day, in which urine ratio of day/night was 27%/73% with waking up twice during night. He was given furosemide 20mg, per os at 1500h. Same study showed 960mL/1090 mL, and urine ratio as 77%/23% with no waking up. Discussion and Conclusion: From some reports, Odds Ratio (OR) for combination of nocturia shows 1.25 for hypertension, 1.23/1.74 for CVD (mild/severe). Consequently, current treatment would contribute adequate managements for nocturia problem.
Edelweiss Journal of Biomedical Research and Review
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