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  • The Impact of Abdominal Adhesions on PD

    A total of 758 people getting laparoscopic PD catheter placement in Canada; 27% with adhesions, were enrolled in a study of PD catheter complications. Among the adhesion group, 17% had catheter complications such as abdominal pain or flow restriction, vs. 10% in the group without adhesions. Yet, the majority did not have complications, even with adhesions.

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    Tags: Intra abdominal Adhesions, Peritoneal Dialysis, Catheter Complications, Laparoscopic PD Catheter Placement