Acute Organophosphorus poisoning
Background & objectives: The main cause of morbidity due to organophosphate poisoning is intermediate syndrome (Type II paralysis) that can occur 48-72 h after poisoning. Mechanisms that underlie the intermediate syndrome are not known. This study investigates the role of oxidative damage to muscles as a possible mechanism underlying the development of the intermediate syndrome. Methods: Nineteen patients with acute organophosphate poisoning were evaluated from admission to discharge from...[Show more]
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