[Therapy of acute poisoning with orthograde intestinal lavage].

  title={[Therapy of acute poisoning with orthograde intestinal lavage].},
  author={J Hildebrandt and G. Lauschke and K D Sinkwitz and Johann-anton Schmidt},
  journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift},
  volume={108 25},
Orthograde intestinal lavage was successfully used in the treatment of eight patients with acute poisoning. Three had mushroom (Amanita pantherina) poisoning, five acute drug intoxication (attempted suicide: diazepam, dihydropyridine, crotylbarbital, phenobarbital, amitriptyline and glibenclamide). Within 5-18 hours the clinical signs of poisoning regressed in four patient in stage IV (after Reed), so that the patients became responsive. Detoxication by orthograde intestinal lavage is achieved… CONTINUE READING