What equipment is needed to perform peritoneal lavage for hyperthermia?

Updated: Oct 14, 2020
  • Author: Erik D Schraga, MD; Chief Editor: Sage W Wiener, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Peritoneal catheter set

  • Normal saline

  • Ice bath

Peritoneal lavage equipment is shown below.

Sample display of equipment useful for cooling via Sample display of equipment useful for cooling via peritoneal lavage. Clockwise from top: iced water, peritoneal catheter, and saline fluid.

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