Bowel perforation by a peritoneal dialysis catheter: report of two cases

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BACKGROUND Complications of peritoneal dialysis (PD) such as pain and catheter leakage are frequently reported. Delayed bowel perforation of a PD catheter is a rare adverse event but a serious complication associated with significant mortality. Bowel perforation of a PD catheter is difficult to differentiate from PD-related peritonitis and likely to result… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12882-017-0737-9

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