Secure placement of peritoneal dialysis catheters using a laparoscopic technique.

@article{Watson1996SecurePO,
  title={Secure placement of peritoneal dialysis catheters using a laparoscopic technique.},
  author={David I. Watson and Dana Paterson and Kym Bannister},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy & endoscopy},
  year={1996},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={35-7}
}
Nineteen patients underwent laparoscopic placement of a peritoneal dialysis catheter with suture fixation into the pelvis. Operating time ranged from 20 to 60 min (median, 33), and the median postoperative stay for patients admitted solely for catheter placement was 1 day. No significant morbidity was associated with this procedure, and all but one catheter… CONTINUE READING