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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Eyer, F; Felgenhauer, N; Pfab, R; Thürmel, K; Zilker, T 
Title:
Treatment of severe intravenous phenytoin overdose with hemodialysis and hemoperfusion. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Phenytoin is a widely used anticonvulsant agent responsible for a number of intentional and unintentional overdoses. However, besides supportive care, specific treatment recommendations to enhance elimination of the parent compound have been discussed controversially and effectiveness of hemoperfusion is under debate. CASE REPORT: A women with a prehistory of cerebral seizures was presented following a severe iatrogenic phenytoin overdose with a peak plasma concentration of 117 mg/L....    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Med Sci Monit 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
14 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
CS145-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1234-1010 
TUM Institution:
Toxikologische Abteilung; r Nephrologie