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Case Report A Case of Valproic Acid Overdose Treated with Continuous Veno-Venous Hemodiafiltration: A Case Report
Sang Cheon Choi, Jung Hwan Ahn, Yoon Seok Jung, Young Gi Min

DOI: https://doi.org/10.4266/kjccm.2009.24.2.99
Department of Emergency Medicine, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea. youngmd@ajou.ac.kr
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Valproic acid intoxication is a fairly common clinical problem that can result in serious complications. Traditionally the treatment of valproic acid overdose has been limited to supportive measures, but high blood levels may require extracorporeal removal, and publications on this experience are scarce. This case demonstrated continuous veno-venous hemodiafiltration successfully used in patient with severe valproic acid overdose who was hemodynamically unstable.


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