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I was recently DX with CKF, stage 3. Went to have duplex renal u/s. On arrival I was in shock. (BP50/30, P40 )IV's started and taken to hospital by ambulance. I have never experienced anything like this before. On arrival my GFR was 16 and other abnormal labs(BUN=51, Creat= 2.9,hct=32 etc. IN ER I had multiple PVC's as in bigemeny, trigemeny, quadrigemeny and some runs ofd 2-3 PVC "S in a row. No hx of PVC's. Seeing cardiologist today. Discharged with dx of dehydration, uremia and unifocal PVC's. Yesterday I received a copy of labs drawn last Friday. Concerning! Why would I have a lipase of 503? Some other abnormals and I have a call in to my PCP. Haven't heard from him yet. XXXXXX XXXXXX R.N.
Hello from ja
Lipase is fairly specific to pancreatic inflammation,
This would not be surprising
I do not see you on line
I will change the format to q and a
This was my 1st encounter with a nephrologist as my PCP did not inform me of
the elevated GFR. This seems very drastic for a new dx and have only seen the nephrologist once but have a 2nd appt. next week.
Why would I have gone into shock at home?
I have no sxs of pancreatitis as I had it before my cholecystectomy-remote
Would you seek a 2nd opinion at Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston?
I live 30 minutes away from the Brigham.