Peritoneal dialysis in children after cardiopulmonary bypass.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE We reviewed 5 years' experience with peritoneal dialysis in children with acute renal failure after cardiac operations. We hypothesized that peritoneal dialysis is safe and effective in children with low-output cardiac failure after cardiac operations. RESULTS Mortality in these patients with renal failure (n = 32) was 46.9%. Fluid removed by… (More)

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