Did You Know? (Ep. 5)

In Episode 5, we discussed the detrimental effects of hyponatremia over-correction which included osmotic demyelination syndrome (ODS).  Did you know ODS used to be called central pontine myelinolysis (CPM) or central pontine demyelination?  These narrow terms were updated after realizing nerve cells outside of the brain stem’s pons were also affected by rapid increases in serum sodium levels.

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