Acute peritoneal dialysis in the newborn period: a 7-year single-center experience at tertiary neonatal intensive care unit in Turkey.

@article{Hakan2014AcutePD,
  title={Acute peritoneal dialysis in the newborn period: a 7-year single-center experience at tertiary neonatal intensive care unit in Turkey.},
  author={Nilay Hakan and Mustafa Aydin and Ayşegul Zenciroglu and Ozlem Aydoğ and Derya Ars Erdoğan and Belma Saygili Karagol and Arzu Dursun and Nurullah Okumuș},
  journal={American journal of perinatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={335-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the underlying causes and outcomes of neonates who underwent acute peritoneal dialysis (APD). STUDY DESIGN This report describes a 7-year experience with APD in 77 neonates. RESULTS Underlying causes requiring APD were acute tubular necrosis (ATN; n = 53), inborn error of metabolism (n = 18), bilateral renal vein thrombosis (n = 3), obstructive uropathy (n = 2; posterior urethral valve and neurogenic bladder), and bilateral renal artery thrombosis (n = 1). Fifteen of… CONTINUE READING