Journal Watch - Prophylactic Omentectomy
Perhaps Prophylactic Omentectomy Should be Standard in Pediatric PD Patients
A meta-analysis of nine studies and 775 patients found significant reductions in catheter obstruction in children who had an omentectomy at the time of PD catheter placement. There was a trend toward reduced rates of PD catheter removal or reinsertion as well.
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