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Title: Case-control comparison of laparoscopic and open washout for peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis.
Authors: Barlow, AD
Yates, PJ
Hosgood, SA
Nicholson, ML
First Published: Nov-2008
Citation: BR J SURG, 2008, 95 (11), pp. 1416-1419
Abstract: Peritonitis is the major complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD). Some 25-40 per cent of patients require surgical intervention, traditionally laparotomy, washout and removal of the PD catheter. The aim was to compare this open procedure with laparoscopic washout and catheter removal.
DOI Link: 10.1002/bjs.6298
eISSN: 1365-2168
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, Dept. of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

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