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Treatment of methyl bromide poisoning with haemodialysis.
  1. M. R. Moosa,
  2. J. Jansen,
  3. C. L. Edelstein
  1. Renal and Intensive Care Units, Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.


    Acute accidental methyl bromide poisoning was treated with haemodialysis. The treatment was successful in removing bromide from the blood but the patient persists with severe neuropsychiatric sequelae. To the best of our knowledge haemodialysis has not been used previously for the treatment of organic bromide poisoning.

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