Peritoneal dialysis in childhood acute kidney injury: experience in southwest Nigeria.

@article{Ademola2012PeritonealDI,
  title={Peritoneal dialysis in childhood acute kidney injury: experience in southwest Nigeria.},
  author={Adebowale Dele Ademola and Adanze Onyenonachi Asinobi and Oluwatoyin Olufunmilayo Ogunkunle and Bamidele Nurudeen Yusuf and Olalekan Ezekiel Ojo},
  journal={Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={267-72}
}
BACKGROUND The choices for renal replacement therapy (RRT) in childhood acute kidney injury (AKI) are limited in low-resource settings. Peritoneal dialysis (PD) appears to be the most practical modality for RRT in young children with AKI in such settings. Data from sub-Saharan Africa on the use of PD in childhood AKI are few. METHODS We performed a retrospective study of children who underwent PD for AKI at a tertiary-care hospital in southwest Nigeria from February 2004 to March 2011 (85… CONTINUE READING
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