[Chronic peritoneal dialysis: an alternative to iterative hemodialysis].

  title={[Chronic peritoneal dialysis: an alternative to iterative hemodialysis].},
  author={M. F. Gagnadoux and Miguel {\'A}ngel Abad Hern{\'a}ndez and Michel Broyer and J Vacant and Pascale Royer},
  journal={Archives francaises de pediatrie},
  volume={34 9},
27 children, aged 7 months to 15 years, with terminal renal failure and no available vascular access, were treated with chronic peritoneal dialysis for 3 weeks to 9 months (mean 3 months). An indwelling silicon catheter fitted with a subcutaneous dacron felt cuff was used; the average catheter life time was 10 weeks (3 to 25 weeks). Control of uremia was satisfactory with mean serum urea decreasing from 2 to 1 g/l and creatinine from 130 mg/l to 60 mg/l after 48 hours of dialysis. No uremic… CONTINUE READING