PD Catheter Placement with Nitrous Oxide

In a series of 87 patients, placement of PD catheters was done using nitrous oxide—including removal of the omentum and any adhesions. Just five patients required conversion to general anesthesia. After a year, 97.6% of the catheters were still working, and had not required any revisions.

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