This booklet has information you need to know to help you care for a Tenckhoff catheter at home. You can use it to learn more about: • Pleural effusion and. Over a period of 33 months a total of 2, peritoneal dialyses were carried out by means of indwelling Tenckhoff catheters in 65 patients suffering from terminal .

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One of these patients required catheter removal due to severe peritonitis. Peritoneal dialysis by indwelling catheter for chronic renal failure Dialysis modality was chosen for personal and social reasons. Visceral perforation has been documented in a small percentage 5. Rua Xavier Cordeiro, 30 Lisboa secretariado.

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Media de tiempo al alta: SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. In this study we describe a new surgical technique for PD catheter placement using a laparoscopic approach with two ports. This complication is not only associated with open surgery, but also with the laparoscopic approach.

The Journal publishes articles on basic or clinical research relating to nephrology, arterial hypertension, dialysis and kidney transplants. These technical problems with open surgery led to the development of new strategies for PD catheter placement two decades ago.


Perforating injuries of the bowel complicating peritoneal catheter insertion. The intraperitoneal segment is a variation of cteter Missouri catheter. Paramedial placement and the creation of a long subcutaneous tunnel are strategies for henckhoff to reduce this complication 32,33 and may explain the absence of fistula in our series. Based on our experience, the obstruction rate was 3. KM curve showing the survival of peritoneal dialysis patients. Use of a single delivery tenckhhoff for peritoneal dialysis: One patient had catheter obstruction in the first 24 hours after placement and required surgical revision and relocation.

This catheter is indicated for patients who experience dialysate leakage. The catheter obstruction rate was 7. Laparoscopic placement of the Tenckhoff catheter for peritoneal dialysis. Acute abdominal emergencies in patients on longterm ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.

Pneumoperitoneum PP is a rare complication of PD and it can be caused by bowel perforation or due to a faulty technique during catheter manipulation 1. Am J Kidney Dis ; Mortality risks of peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis.

Use of Tenckhoff Catheter for Peritoneal Dialysis in Terminal Renal Failure

In the other case, the catheter did not result in obstruction or peritonitis, and worked correctly. Plan de calidad cient?? J Nephrol ; Dialysis Catheters and Accessories Product Catalog.


A prospective study on outcome. A total of three catheters 5.

Previous article Next article. So we performed the aspiration of PP, through Categer catheter, using an aseptic technique with patient in Trendelenburg position and after infusion of 1L dialysate. Am J Kidney Dis ; Dialysis catheter was placed at left lower quadrant.

Air under the diaphragm in patients undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. A complete listing of peritoneal dialysis products. Surg Endosc ;17 The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years. ce

Use of Tenckhoff Catheter for Peritoneal Dialysis in Terminal Renal Failure

The survival curves of patients on PD are shown in Figure 3, and the survival curve of the catheters in Figure 4. A 70 year-old woman with end-stage renal disease had been on chronic PD with automated night therapy for 21 tenckhofg, without complications or any signs of peritonitis.

In sum, PD patients have higher satisfaction than patients on haemodialysis. Copyright and License information Disclaimer.