[Benefits and risks of tube feeding via gastrostoma in infants and children with peritoneal dialysis].

@article{Richter2010BenefitsAR,
  title={[Benefits and risks of tube feeding via gastrostoma in infants and children with peritoneal dialysis].},
  author={Marcus Richter and Christian Plank and Thomas Lang and Rudiger Behrens and Roman Th. Carbon and Joerg Doetsch and Hans K{\"o}hler},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Gastroenterologie},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={673-7}
}
BACKGROUND Nutrition of children with end-stage renal disease and peritoneal dialysis (PD) is often difficult. Tube feeding via a gastrostoma is discussed controversially, and some authors consider this as a contraindication because of the risk of peritonitis. METHODS In our centre 16 infants and children with end-stage renal disease were treated with PD… CONTINUE READING