Acute peritoneal dialysis in neonates: comparison of two types of peritoneal access

 A total of 23 sessions of peritoneal dialysis (PD) were given to 20 neonates with acute renal failure. Intravenous cannula (Biovalve 14G Vygon) was used for PD access in 13 procedures and guide wire-inserted femoral vein catheter (Medcomp-pediatric) in 10 procedures. Intraperitoneal bleed was seen in 1 procedure each in both groups. Dialysate leak and… (More)