Hemolysis following treatment of theophylline overdose with coated charcoal hemoperfusion

E. John Gallagher, Mary Ann Howland, Henry Greenblatt

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Abstract

Life-threatening theophylline toxicity is an indication for coated charcoal hemoperfusion. This can usually be accomplished without serious side effects. We describe here a case of acute severe intravascular hemolysis following coated charcoal hemoperfusion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-22
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Emergency Medicine
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1987

Keywords

  • hemolysis
  • hemoperfusion
  • theophylline toxicity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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