Peritoneal dialysis in children

Enrico Verrina, Claus Peter Schmitt

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Abstract

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) represents a well established dialysis modality for pediatric patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) while waiting for renal transplantation. In children chronic PD remains the dialysis treatment modality most commonly prescribed throughout much of the world with PD preference over hemodialysis being most pronounced among infants and children 0–5 years of age [127, 201, 289, 280].

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPediatric Nephrology, Seventh Edition
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages2381-2432
Number of pages52
ISBN (Print)9783662435960, 9783662435953
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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