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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Williams, "Prognostic value of serum alpha fetoprotein in fulminant hepatic failure including patients treated by charcoal haemoperfusion," Gut, vol.
haemodialysis, cardiopulmonary bypass, haemoperfusion, and plasmapheresis, leads to platelet activation, expression of platelet activation CD markers and altered platelet function.21,22 Non-endothelial contact during apheresis enhances the thrombogenic potential and expression of surface-associated receptors on the platelets.23
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.
Uto et al., "Possible therapeutic effect of direct haemoperfusion with a polymyxin B immobilized fibre column (PMX-DHP) on pulmonary oxygenation in acute exacerbations of interstitial pneumonia," Respirology, vol.
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. (8) Our patient's therapeutic regimen maximised antioxidant effects with available agents, including N-acetylcysteine based on the regimen for paracetamol overdose, vitamin C, and vitamin E.
Polysaccharides with varying molecular weight have been extensively used for various kinds of insufficiencies like plasma substituent, haemoperfusion, and for the surface modification of materials (83),.
Some of the non-regular antidotes include clonidine, fresh frozen plasma, magnesium sulphate, activated charcoal, milk and some other home remedies.3 Other experimental approaches are the use of NMDA receptors antagonist such as gacyclidine4 and haemoperfusion.5