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Table 1 Sieving coefficient and clearance of myoglobin using conventional and super high-flux (SHF) continuous veno-venous hemofiltration in a patient with severe rhabdomyolysis secondary to serotonin syndrome

From: Myoglobin clearance by super high-flux hemofiltration in a case of severe rhabdomyolysis: a case report

Filter type Ultrafiltration rate (l/hour) Myoglobin concentration (μg/l) Sieving coefficient (%) Myoglobin removal (g/day) Myoglobin clearance (ml/min)
   Pre-filter Post-filter Ultrafiltrate    
Conventional (polysulphone) 2 >100,000 >100,000 23003 <0.23 1.1 <8
SHF 2 >100,000 >100,000 >100,000 Unable to calculate >4.8 Unable to calculate
SHF 3 100,000 68,776 60,912 0.722 4.4 30.5
SHF 4 91,058 64,587 53,527 0.688 5.1 39.2