Title

Nonsurgical and Minimally Invasive Correction of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Complications

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1-1-2021

Journal

Nephrology nursing journal : journal of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association

Volume

48

Issue

1

Keywords

peritoneal dialysis catheter; peritoneal dialysis catheter displacement; peritoneal dialysis catheter extrusion.; peritoneal dialysis catheter malfunction; peritoneal dialysis catheter migration; peritoneal dialysis catheter repair

Abstract

Peritoneal dialysis catheter complications that require nonsurgical or noninvasive correction by peritoneal dialysis (PD) nurses or practitioner are reviewed. Topics reviewed include compromised PD fluid flow, pericatheter fluid leakage, mechanical integrity disruption, catheter extrusion, and exit site/tunnel complications.

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