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Severity Score of Ma et al for an Overdose of 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU)

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology

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ICD-10:

Description:

Ma et al reported an equation which expresses the severity of an overdose of 5-fluoruracil (5-FU). This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from emergency therapy such as uridine triacetate administration. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic, Tufts University, Emory University, City of Hope Medical Center, Thomas Jefferson University and other institutions in the United States.

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