The use of TWH catheters in CAPD patients: fourteen-year experience in technique, survival, and complication rates.

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the technique of insertion, complication rates, and survival rates of Toronto-Western Hospital (TWH) peritoneal catheters in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 222 TWH catheters were inserted into 203 CAPD patients (113 males and 90 females) with end-stage chronic renal failure… CONTINUE READING