How frequently does peritonitis complicate peritoneal dialysis?

Updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Author: Brian J Daley, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCP, CNSC; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Peritonitis is also a frequent complication and significant limitation of peritoneal dialysis. [4] Peritonitis leads to increased hospitalization and mortality rates.


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