Urology Today.net

Site updated at Thursday, 12 May 2016

Common Urological Problems

Catheter Infection

Portable, less costly peritoneal dialysis shows no additional catheter risk factors

Patients with end-stage renal disease who opt for peritoneal dialysis experience no greater risk of catheter infection than those who undergo hemodialysis, a retrospective study at UT Southwestern Medical Center has found.

Peritoneal dialysis is less costly, easier on the body and provides greater mobility than hemodialysis, the more common procedure in the U.S.… Portable, less costly peritoneal dialysis shows no additional catheter risk factors   



nephronophthisis1 - urethral stones1 - congenital malformations1 - markers of prostate cancer1 - upec1 - c-reactive protein1 - narrowing of the blood vessels1 - hemodialysis11 - aus1 - nephrosis1 - cystine1 - fish oil supplements1 - urinary tract imaging1 - aurora a kinase1 - lower urinary tract symptom score1 - behavioral therapy1 - albuminuria2 - embryonic gonad1 - glans1 - cleveland clinic1 - high-grade prostate cancer1 - clinical nephrology conference1 - sphincter deficiency4 - indinavir1 - urinary drainage1 - immunologic mechanisms1 - kidney masses1 - polyarteritis nodosa1 - dialysis patients6 - uric acid nephropathy1 -