A 14-month-old girl with chronic renal insufficiency received a massive overdose of vancomycin, resulting in worsened renal failure and ototoxicity. We report the use of combined charcoal hemoperfusion and dialysis to accelerate vancomycin removal in this patient.
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© 1998, IPNA - International Pediatric Nephrology Association New York, USA.
- Charcoal hemoperfusion
- Key words: Vancomycin