[Routine omentectomy during Tenckhoff catheter insertion for peritoneal dialysis].

@article{Reissman1989RoutineOD,
  title={[Routine omentectomy during Tenckhoff catheter insertion for peritoneal dialysis].},
  author={Petachia Reissman and Eitan Shiloni and Yoram Shimon Kluger and Yacov Berlatzky},
  journal={Harefuah},
  year={1989},
  volume={117 12},
  pages={427-30}
}
Peritoneal dialysis is now one of the main methods of treating acute and chronic renal failure, and the number of patients treated by continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), instead of hemodialysis, is increasing. The most commonly used device for CAPD is the Tenkhoff catheter. The major complications after its insertion are infection and catheter… CONTINUE READING