Fatal dysnatraemia caused by elective colonoscopy: Additional cost for colonoscopy providers may be unnecessary

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7399.1147 (Published 22 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1147
  1. Timothy D Heymann, consultant gastroenterologist (t.heymann@imperial.ac.uk)
  1. Kingston Hospital, Surrey KT2 7QB

    EDITOR—Respondents on bmj.com to the article by Ayus et al have already questioned the lesson that serum concentrations of sodium should always be checked after colonoscopy.1 2 Many millions of …

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