Management of chronic peritoneal catheter malfunction.


This paper presents a modification of Tenckhoff's insertion procedure for chronic peritoneal dialysis catheters and reviews the results of a technique of management of catheter malfunction by manipulation which obviates the need for catheter replacement. 43 catheters in 33 patients were observed for no less than 1 year. Catheters which malfunctioned within… (More)


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@article{Davis1982ManagementOC, title={Management of chronic peritoneal catheter malfunction.}, author={Robert H. Davis and Joshua S. Young and Daniel L. Diamond and Edmund Bourke}, journal={American journal of nephrology}, year={1982}, volume={2 2}, pages={85-90} }