haemoperfusion

haemoperfusion

he·mo·per·fu·sion

(hē'mō-pĕr-fyū'zhŭn)
Passage of blood through columns of adsorptive material, such as activated charcoal, to remove toxic substances.
Synonym(s): haemoperfusion.
[hemo- + L. perfusio, to pass through]

haemoperfusion

A method of removing poisons from the blood. The blood is passed through a tube containing either treated charcoal or ION-EXCHANGE RESINS. Clotting is prevented by using HEPARIN.
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Carbamazepine poisoning managed with haemodialysis and haemoperfusion in three adolescents.
The value of plasma paraquat concentration in predicting therapeutic effects of haemoperfusion in patients with acute paraquat poisoning.
Haemoperfusion to reduce plasma levels of podophyllin has been reported in the literature; however, its use has only been reported in adults and its effect on outcomes remains unclear.
Severe theophylline intoxication: a delay in charcoal haemoperfusion solved by oral activated charcoal.
Endre et al reported the successful use of charcoal haemoperfusion and sequential dialysis in a case of acute DDS overdose which controlled the progression of haemolysis and methaemoglobinaemia (10).
These have included adsorbents, pharmacological approaches (6) and radiotherapy, (7) haemodialysis and haemoperfusion.
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Adjunct and alternative therapies included treatments to reduce poison absorption by topical application of creams, enhance toxin elimination by haemoperfusion or bioremediation and neutralise the poison by scavenging free organophosphate with cholinesterase-rich human plasma.