Hyperammonemia

Common Name(s)

Hyperammonemia

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Hyperammonemia" for support, advocacy or research.

National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation

The National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation is the only organization solely dedicated to saving the lives of children and adults with urea cycle disorders and leads the search for a cure. Internationally recognized, NUCDF serves as a lifeline to families and medical professionals around the world seeking life saving information. NUCDF is the driving force stimulating and supporting research for new treatments, improved outcomes, and a Cure. NUCDF efforts include educating UCD patients, families and medical professionals on diagnosis, treatment and management, and providing guidance, resources, information and support to all those affected by urea cycle disorders. The UCD International Patient Registry (www.ucdregistry.org), empowers UCD patients and caregivers to self-report their own unique experiences with UCD and compare them to others with UCD. Participants in the UCD Registry can help improve the understanding of UCDs, improve care, and accelerate research.

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Hyperammonemia" for support, advocacy or research.

National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation

The National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation is the only organization solely dedicated to saving the lives of children and adults with urea cycle disorders and leads the search for a cure. Internationally recognized, NUCDF serves as a lifeline to families and medical professionals around the world seeking life saving information. NUCDF is the driving force stimulating and supporting research for new treatments, improved outcomes, and a Cure. NUCDF efforts include educating UCD patients, families and medical professionals on diagnosis, treatment and management, and providing guidance, resources, information and support to all those affected by urea cycle disorders. The UCD International Patient Registry (www.ucdregistry.org), empowers UCD patients and caregivers to self-report their own unique experiences with UCD and compare them to others with UCD. Participants in the UCD Registry can help improve the understanding of UCDs, improve care, and accelerate research.

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Last Updated: 11 Jun 2015

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UCD International Patient Registry

Join other UCD families in the only registry in existence designed to accelerate new research specifically for UCDs. Patients & caregivers self-report their own unique experiences with UCD to help improve care and find new treatments.

Updated 18 Mar 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hyperammonemia" returned 88 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Continuous venovenous hemofiltration in neonates with hyperammonemia. A case series.
 

Author(s): Felipe Cavagnaro Santa María, Jorge Roque Espinosa, Pamela Guerra Hernández

Journal: Rev Chil Pediatr. 2018 Feb;89(1):74-78.

 

Neonatal hyperammonemia secondary due to inborn errors of metabolism is a rare condition with a high rate of neurological sequelae and mortality. Initial medical management is often insufficient to stop the progressive increase of ammonia, with the consequent deterioration of the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Enhancement of hepatic autophagy increases ureagenesis and protects against hyperammonemia.
 

Author(s): Leandro R Soria, Gabriella Allegri, Dominique Melck, Nunzia Pastore, Patrizia Annunziata, Debora Paris, Elena Polishchuk, Edoardo Nusco, Beat Thöny, Andrea Motta, Johannes Häberle, Andrea Ballabio, Nicola Brunetti-Pierri

Journal: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.. 2018 01;115(2):391-396.

 

Ammonia is a potent neurotoxin that is detoxified mainly by the urea cycle in the liver. Hyperammonemia is a common complication of a wide variety of both inherited and acquired liver diseases. If not treated early and thoroughly, it results in encephalopathy and death. Here, we found ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A Case of Infectious Enterocolitis with Hyperammonemia.
 

Author(s): Ken Otsuji, Satoko Simizu, Takeru Endo, Ayako Kanazawa, Hideaki Arai, Keiji Nagata, Nobuya Harayama, Shunichi Nihei, Keiji Aibara, Mitsumasa Saito, Masayuki Kamochi

Journal: J. UOEH. ;39(4):271-276.

 

Case reports of hyperammonemia due to urease-producing bacteria are found occasionally, but most of them are associated with urinary tract infections. We experienced a case of infectious enterocolitis with hyperammonemia in which the causative bacteria was speculated to be urease-producing ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Hyperammonemia" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Sudden valproate-induced hyperammonemia managed with L-carnitine in a medically healthy bipolar patient: Essential review of the literature and case report.
 

Author(s): Carlo Ignazio Cattaneo, Francesca Ressico, Roberta Valsesia, Pierluigi D'Innella, Matteo Ballabio, Michele Fornaro

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Sep;96(39):e8117.

 

Valproic Acid is a commonly used psychiatric drug primarily used as a mood stabilizer. Mild hyperammonemia is a Valproic Acid common adverse effect. This report presents an example of treated hyperammonemia on Valproic acid therapy managed with L-carnitine administration in BD patients ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[A Case of Hyperammonemia Caused by Urinary Tract Infection Due to Urease-Producing Bacteria].
 

Author(s): Masahiro Emura, Kazunari Tsuchihashi, Yosuke Shimizu, Sojun Kanamaru, Shun Matoba, Noriyuki Ito

Journal: Hinyokika Kiyo. 2016 Aug;62(8):421-5.

 

We present here a rare case of hyperammonemia without liver dysfunction or portal-systemic shunting. The patient was an 80-year-old woman with a history of neurogenic bladder. She was admitted to a nearby hospital for vomiting, diarrhea and consciousness disturbance. Two days after ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Hyperammonemia in Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis: A New Case and Review of the Literature.
 

Author(s): Kai-Hsiang Hsu, Chi-Hui Cheng, Min-Hua Tseng, Jen-Fu Hsu, Reyin Lien, Peng-Hong Yang

Journal: Pediatr Neonatol. 2015 Dec;56(6):432-4.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Short-Term Outcome of N-Carbamylglutamate in the Treatment of Acute Hyperammonemia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Propionic Acidemia, Type I and/or Type II; Methylmalonic Acidemia; Carbamoyl-Phosphate Synthase I Deficiency Disease; Ornithine Carbamoyltransferase Deficiency

 

Last Updated: 5 Oct 2017

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Fat and Sugar Metabolism During Exercise in Patients With Metabolic Myopathy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Metabolism, Inborn Errors; Lipid Metabolism, Inborn Errors; Carbohydrate Metabolism, Inborn Errors; Long-Chain 3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency; Glycogenin-1 Deficiency (Glycogen Storage Disease Type XV); Carnitine Palmitoyl Transferase 2 Deficiency; VLCAD Deficiency; Medium-chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency; Multiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency; Carnitine Transporter Deficiency; Neutral Lipid Storage Disease; Glycogen Storage Disease Type II; Glycogen Storage Disease Type III; Glycogen Storage Disease Type IV; Glycogen Storage Disease Type V; Muscle Phosphofructokinase Deficiency; Phosphoglucomutase 1 Deficiency; Phosphoglycerate Mutase Deficiency; Phosphoglycerate Kinase Deficiency; Phosphorylase Kinase Deficiency; Beta Enolase Deficiency; Lactate Dehydrogenase Deficiency; Glycogen Synthase Deficiency

 

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2017

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