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Access for peritoneal dialysis in neonates and infants.
  1. M A Lewis,
  2. I B Houston,
  3. R J Postlethwaite
  1. Department of Child Health, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.


    A new catheter for peritoneal dialysis in neonates and infants was used on 28 occasions in 17 patients. Advantages over other catheters included easy safe introduction over a guide wire, absence of early leakage of dialysate, and the ability to change the catheter without creating a second abdominal wound.

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