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Treatment of a neonate with propionic acidaemia and severe hyperammonaemia by peritoneal dialysis.
  1. M F Robert,
  2. D J Schultz,
  3. B Wolf,
  4. W D Cochran,
  5. A L Schwartz


    A moribund newborn infant with propionic acidaemia and severe hyperammonaemia was successfully treated by peritoneal dialysis. The removal of ammonia and possibly additional toxic metabolites by peritoneal dialysis may be life-saving in newborn infants with propionic acidaemia or other hyperammonaemic syndromes.

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