In-theater peritoneal dialysis for combat-related renal failure.

  title={In-theater peritoneal dialysis for combat-related renal failure.},
  author={J. S. Pina and S. Moghadam and Howard M Cushner and G. Beilman and Vivian Charles McAlister},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={68 5},
  • J. S. Pina, S. Moghadam, +2 authors Vivian Charles McAlister
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of trauma
  • BACKGROUND Complications of renal failure may prevent timely evacuation of injured soldiers. Conventional renal replacement therapy is not available in forward surgical units. METHODS Records of in-theater improvised peritoneal dialysis (IPD) in level III hospitals or forward surgical units in Iraq or Afghanistan were reviewed to determine the following: cause of renal failure and associated injuries; type of dialysate, peritoneal access, and exchange technique; and patient outcome. These… CONTINUE READING
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