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Hemoperfusion Summary

Description: Removal of toxins or metabolites from the circulation by the passing of blood, within a suitable extracorporeal circuit, over semipermeable microcapsules containing adsorbents (e.g., activated charcoal) or enzymes, other enzyme preparations (e.g., gel-entrapped microsomes, membrane-free enzymes bound to artificial carriers), or other adsorbents (e.g., various resins, albumin-conjugated agarose).

Also Known As: Hemoperfusions; Hemosorptions; Hemosorption

Networked: 1312 relevant articles (121 outcomes, 113 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Hemoperfusion is Relevant

  1. Poisoning : 27 outcomes 15 studies in 250 results
  2. Septic Shock (Toxic Shock Syndrome) : 25 outcomes 22 studies in 115 results
  3. Sepsis (Septicemia) : 12 outcomes 18 studies in 102 results
  4. Shock : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 26 results
  5. Infection : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 24 results
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Drugs Related to Hemoperfusion

  1. Polymyxin B (Aerosporin)
  2. Charcoal (Charbon)
  3. Paraquat
  4. Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
  5. Methotrexate (Mexate)
  6. Polymyxins (Polymyxin)
  7. Valproic Acid (Valproate, Semisodium)
  8. Leucovorin (Folinic Acid)
  9. Carbon
  10. Oxygen
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Therapies Related to Hemoperfusion

  1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
  2. Plasmapheresis
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Plasma Exchange
  5. Artificial Liver (Bioartificial Liver)
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