This clinical report of treatment with Alteco LPS Adsorber in endotoxemic septic shock from pyelonephritis, caused by the gram-negative bacteria E. Coli, shows that the treatment was safe and hemodynamic and respiratory variables improved.
A 2-hour session of hemoperfusion with Alteco LPS Adsorber column (Alteco Medical AB, Lund, Sweden) resulted in significant decrease in endotoxin activity to 0,39 EAU. 3 hours after endotoxin adsorption treatment vasopressors were discontinued and the patient’s circulation was stable.