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Trombocytopenia in intensive care unit

Gianluca Villa, Maria Grazia D'Alfonso, Paola Di Maggio, Margherita Berardi, Cosimo Chelazzi, Anna Lucia Caldini, A Raffaele De Gaudio, Gian Franco Gensini, Serafina Valente
BACKGROUND: We report here a case of a woman affected by fever, weight loss, splenomegaly, and leucopenia associated with trombocytopenia, transferred to the intensive care unit with acute kidney injury and septic shock. METHODS: Patient was treated with high cut-off continuous veno-venous hemodialysis (HCO-CVVHD). RESULTS: During treatment, the patient experienced a stable improvement in the hemodynamic, pulmonary function and tissue perfusion parameters...
2014: Blood Purification
Yusuf Ziya Demiroğlu, Ilknur Kozanoğlu, Tuba Turunç, Ebru Kurşun, Hande Arslan
Plasmodium falciparum malaria is a type of malaria with high fatality rate despite optimal antimalarial treatment. Exchange transfusion (ET) is successfully used as a means of supportive therapy in severe P. falciparum malaria cases with hyperparasitemia. Herein, we present a case with hyperparasitemia, who received erythrocyte ET therapy due to lack of clinical response to antimalarial treatment. A 24-year-old male patient was admitted to our emergency clinic with the complaints of fever that persisted for 10 days, headache, nausea-vomiting, and impaired consciousness...
July 2012: Mikrobiyoloji Bülteni
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