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Acute peritoneal dialysis in preterm newborns and small infants: surgical management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8201508     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Experience with acute peritoneal dialysis gathered over the last 10 years shows that, in 63 premature newborns and infants (up to 1 year of age), a standardized surgical procedure using a silicone catheter with a Dacron cuff (individually glued to fit) has a lower complication rate and is more effective than placement of a trocar catheter.
R Huber; A Fuchshuber; P Huber
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1994 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-07-07     Completed Date:  1994-07-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  400-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Cologne, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Body Height
Body Weight
Catheters, Indwelling*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature, Diseases / mortality,  physiopathology,  surgery,  therapy*
Kidney Failure, Acute / mortality,  physiopathology,  surgery,  therapy*
Peritoneal Dialysis / instrumentation*,  methods
Polyethylene Terephthalates
Postoperative Complications / surgery
Surgical Instruments
Survival Rate
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Polyethylene Terephthalates; 0/Silicones

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