Minimizing Surgical Problems of Peritoneal Dialysis in Children

Michael J. Conlin, Edward S. Tank

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    We review our experience with peritoneal dialysis catheter placement in children. The most common surgical problems after peritoneal dialysis catheter placement are inguinal hernias, catheter obstruction and dialysate leakage. We describe specific techniques to minimize the development of these problems.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)917-919
    Number of pages3
    JournalThe Journal of urology
    Issue number2
    StatePublished - Aug 1995

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Urology


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