Surgical outcomes analysis of pediatric peritoneal dialysis catheter function in a rural region.

@article{Stone2013SurgicalOA,
  title={Surgical outcomes analysis of pediatric peritoneal dialysis catheter function in a rural region.},
  author={Matthew L. Stone and Damien J LaPar and John P Barcia and Victoria F. Norwood and Daniel P. Mulloy and Eugene D. McGahren and Bradley M. Rodgers and Bartholomew J Kane},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={48 7},
  pages={1520-7}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to analyze the experience with peritoneal dialysis (PD) at a high-volume, single center institution that supports a rural population. METHODS From 2000 to 2010, 88 children (median age: 1.98 years, [range: 2 days-20.2 years]) received 134 PD catheters for the management of acute and chronic renal failure. The primary… CONTINUE READING