The problems of peritoneal dialysis in the management of chronic uraemia in Nigeria.

@article{Arije1995ThePO,
  title={The problems of peritoneal dialysis in the management of chronic uraemia in Nigeria.},
  author={Ayodeji Arije and Kehinde Sola Akinlade and Solomon Kadiri and O O Akinkugbe},
  journal={Tropical and geographical medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={74-7}
}
The problems encountered in the use of peritoneal dialysis (PD) in the initial management of patients with chronic renal failure in Nigeria were highlighted, studying 23 patients (13 males and 10 females) aged between 15 and 68 years (mean age 36.4 years). Peritonitis was the most common complication, occurring in 16 (70%) of patients; effluent drainage obstruction in 11 patients (48%); haemorrhagic effluent in 10 patients (44%); fluid leak from catheter site infection in 7 patients (30… CONTINUE READING

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