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CAPD peritonitis after colonoscopy: follow the guidelines.
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PMID:  20919445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present two cases of peritonitis shortly after endoscopic examination of the large bowel with polypectomy in patients on continuous ambulant peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) despite the standard preventive measure to drain the dialysate from the abdomen prior to the procedure. We have reviewed the current literature on this topic. These cases demonstrate that the administration of prophylactic broad-spectrum antibiotics next to the drainage of the abdomen prior to colonoscopy in CAPD patients should be considered as recommended in the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (IS PD) guidelines 2005.
Authors:
W Poortvliet; H P M Selten; M H M Raasveld; M Klemt-Kropp
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Letter    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Netherlands journal of medicine     Volume:  68     ISSN:  1872-9061     ISO Abbreviation:  Neth J Med     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
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Created Date:  2010-10-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0356133     Medline TA:  Neth J Med     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  377-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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