Peritoneal catheters and exit-site practices: Current recommendations

D. G. Oreopoulos, G. Baird-Helfrich, R. Khanna, G. M. Lum, R. Matthews, K. Paulsen, Z. J. Twardowski, S. I. Vas

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This paper covers recommendations on type of catheters, implantation techniques, pre- and post-implantation care and management of catheter complications. In addition, catheter management after transplantation and future areas of research needs are addressed. A list of publications for further reading is included.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)130-138
Number of pages9
JournalPeritoneal Dialysis Bulletin
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1987

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  • Nephrology

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    Oreopoulos, D. G., Baird-Helfrich, G., Khanna, R., Lum, G. M., Matthews, R., Paulsen, K., Twardowski, Z. J., & Vas, S. I. (1987). Peritoneal catheters and exit-site practices: Current recommendations. Peritoneal Dialysis Bulletin, 7(3), 130-138.