Laparoscopic findings of peritoneal dialysis catheter malfunction and management outcomes


Yilmazlar T., Kirdak T., Bilgin S., Yavuz M., Yurtkuran M.

PERITONEAL DIALYSIS INTERNATIONAL, vol.26, no.3, pp.374-379, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/089686080602600316
  • Title of Journal : PERITONEAL DIALYSIS INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.374-379

Abstract

Objective: Peritoneal dialysis catheter malfunction is a common complication forcing conversion to hemodialysis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate laparoscopic findings of catheter malfunction and to establish a relationship between those findings and the outcomes of procedures performed.