A technique to eradicate tunnel infection without peritoneal dialysis catheter removal

Sharon Andreoli, K. W. West, J. L. Grosfeld, J. M. Bergstein

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Abstract

In two adolescents maintained on CAPD, infections of the peritoneal catheter tunnel were treated by an 'unroofing' technique. The infections were eradicated without catheter removal or interruption of CAPD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)156-158
Number of pages3
JournalPeritoneal Dialysis Bulletin
Volume4
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1984

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Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis
Peritoneal Dialysis
Catheters
Infection

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A technique to eradicate tunnel infection without peritoneal dialysis catheter removal. / Andreoli, Sharon; West, K. W.; Grosfeld, J. L.; Bergstein, J. M.

In: Peritoneal Dialysis Bulletin, Vol. 4, No. 3, 1984, p. 156-158.

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Andreoli, Sharon ; West, K. W. ; Grosfeld, J. L. ; Bergstein, J. M. / A technique to eradicate tunnel infection without peritoneal dialysis catheter removal. In: Peritoneal Dialysis Bulletin. 1984 ; Vol. 4, No. 3. pp. 156-158.
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