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peritoneal dialysis catheter placement cpt

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Repositioning: Usually using an endoscopic surgery. Usually done due to malfunction of the peritoneal tube i.e. Not draining fluid well. Change of position makes for ... Read More
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Dr. Fred McCurdy
45 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
PD Catheters: This is a procedure that is used to get a malfunctioning catheter to work again. There are many different ways this is done - putting a wire down the ... Read More
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Catheter move: Peritoneal dialysis catheter manipulation refers to a procedure done by an experienced surgeon or an experienced interventional radiologist who will a ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
When infection occur: Peritoneal catheter can serve for long years unless a resistant infection develops or open abdominal surgery is needed.
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Dr. Fred McCurdy
45 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Removing PD Catheter: When you no longer need. You no longer need it because your renal function has improved, you are being changed to hemodialysis, or you are getting st ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
38 years experience Urology
PD dressing changes: Daily.
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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: You do not have to change bandages, unless specifically instructed by the surgeon or nurs.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amitabh Gautam
42 years experience Transplant Surgery
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Would avoid: High impact paintball may cause damage ask your surgeon what they think.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Keep it covered and without tension on the exit site, and use a antibacterial cream recommended by your nephrologist.Contact your nurse if you notice ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Definitely: Infection tracking to the inside of the abdomen is not only very painful but will limit the life of the procedure. A resistant infection could lead to ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
12 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: It is possible to continue pd after treatment for peritonitis.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: You can.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: A dialysis catheter is a conduit to access either the blood stream or the peritoneal cavity to enable to performance of dialysis. Hemodialysis cathet ... Read More
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