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Has long does a peritoneal dialysis tube last?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Years unless

Infection or mechanical complications like unexpected damage to a catheter may end up causing catheter to be changed.

In brief: Years unless

Infection or mechanical complications like unexpected damage to a catheter may end up causing catheter to be changed.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Depends

Tenckhoff catheters are usually dependable and long lasting.
Many can be used for three to five years or more. However, it is highly dependent on the care of the catheter, cleanliness, attention to sterile technique, and overall health of the patient.

In brief: Depends

Tenckhoff catheters are usually dependable and long lasting.
Many can be used for three to five years or more. However, it is highly dependent on the care of the catheter, cleanliness, attention to sterile technique, and overall health of the patient.
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