Deliberate overdose of uranium: toxicity and treatment.

@article{Pavlakis1996DeliberateOO,
  title={Deliberate overdose of uranium: toxicity and treatment.},
  author={Nick Pavlakis and Carol A. Pollock and Gordon McLean and Roger W. Bartrop},
  journal={Nephron},
  year={1996},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={
          313-7
        }
}
A case is described of deliberate ingestion of 15 g of uranium acetate which resulted in acute renal failure requiring dialytic therapy for 2 weeks, refractory anaemia, rhabdomyolysis, myocarditis, liver dysfunction with a disproportionate coagulopathy and paralytic ileus. Despite significant elevations in plasma uranium levels, treatment with both calcium EDTA and calcium DTPA were ineffective in promoting uranium excretion. Six months later the initial significant renal impairment exists with… CONTINUE READING
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