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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Our technique, described above, is a simple procedure through two 12mm trocars. One patient had catheter obstruction in the first 24 hours after placement and required surgical revision and relocation. El seguimiento medio ha sido de 25 meses. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics. We performed the aspiration of PP using an aseptic technique in Trendelenburg position.

Laparoscopic surgery, performed mostly with three trocars, was developed at this point. etnckhoff

An important PP was visible in chest and abdominal X-rays Figure 1. The catheter obstruction rate was 7. The angled catheter is designed to keep the internal portion from migrating out of position and to decrease stress on the exit site, which often occurs when a straight catheter is manually curved.

Use of Tenckhoff Catheter for Peritoneal Dialysis in Terminal Renal Failure

Pneumoperitoneum; Peritoneal dialysis; End-stage renal disease. Experience with 24 patients. Peritoneal dialysis by indwelling catheter for chronic renal failure The felt disc is placed just outside the peritoneum and is sutured to the rectus muscle. In the following day she was asymptomatic but abdominal X-ray revealed a newly developed PP, thus Nephrology department decided to remove the catheter and start hemodialysis. The Tenckhoff catheter was found to be valuable for peritoneal dialysis as a short-term measure, especially in patients in whom haemodialysis was not immediately feasible, in borderline cases when kidney function was not too seriously impaired, and as an alternative to haemodialysis when that was interrupted by complications.


Perit Dial Int ; 9: J Am Soc Nephrol ;2: The patient refused surgical correction and was transferred to the haemodialysis programme. Vera-Rivera bJ. Catheters removed or replaced due to technical problems obstruction, peritonitis or migration.

The patients were maintained on peritoneal dialysis for periods varying from two weeks to 13 months. Peritoneoscopic placement of swan neck peritoneal dialysis catheters. Plan de calidad cient?? In sum, PD patients have higher satisfaction than patients on haemodialysis.

Nephrol Dial Transpl ; An important PP was visible in chest and abdominal X-rays. Furthermore, laparoscopy allows for release of peritoneal adhesions if necessary.

Then, the tip of the catheter was situated in the pouch of Douglas and the Guyon guide was removed. The causes of death were cardiovascular complications secondary to end-stage renal disease.

Use of Tenckhoff Catheter for Peritoneal Dialysis in Terminal Renal Failure

Treatment of chronic renal failure by prolonged peritoneal dialysis. Localized genital edema in patients undergoing continuous ambulatory tenkhoff dialysis. Incidence and clinical significance of PP in PD patients have been widely debated in the literature. She was admitted with a sudden epigastric pain. Careful clinical evaluation and appropriate investi- gations are needed to exclude surgical causes of acute abdomen.


Two catheters were removed because of technical complications in the postoperative period. Placement of the Tenckhoff peritoneal dialysis catheter under peritoneoscopic ccateter.

Demographic, clinical, preoperative and postoperative data were collected prospectively.

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A laparoscopic method for optimal peritoneal dialysis access. The patient remained asymptomatic and therefore no recurrence of PP. View the full selection of dialysis products and accessories. Cost analysis of ongoing care of patients with end-stage renal disease: In the following day she was asymptomatic but abdominal X-ray revealed a newly developed PP, thus we decided to remove the tenckhofff with no recurrence of PP.

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