Amatoxin poisoning: A 15-year retrospective analysis and follow-up evaluation of 105 patients

@article{Giannini2007AmatoxinPA,
  title={Amatoxin poisoning: A 15-year retrospective analysis and follow-up evaluation of 105 patients},
  author={Lucia Giannini and Alfredo Vannacci and Andrea Missanelli and Rosanna Mastroianni and Pier Francesco Mannaioni and Flavio Moroni and Emanuela Masini},
  journal={Clinical Toxicology},
  year={2007},
  volume={45},
  pages={539 - 542}
}
Introduction. Fatalities due to mushroom poisonings are increasing worldwide, with more than 90% of deaths resulting from ingestion of amatoxin-containing species. Methods. A retrospective evaluation of the history and clinical outcome of each patient treated from 1988 to 2002 in the Toxicological Unit of Careggi General Hospital (University of Florence, Italy) for amatoxin poisoning. Data included the biological parameters monitored, the treatment protocols used (intensive fluid and supportive… Expand
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