Displaced peritoneal dialysis catheter

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy


Renal transplant evaluation pre operative screening.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

What is this catheter? What is wrong? What is underlying illness?

Modality: X-ray

Ideal location of the coiled tip is in the pelvis.

This catheter is out of position.

Modality: Ultrasound

PD catheter is lateral to right kidney and ascites.

Case Discussion

Call the surgeon and inform the displaced position.

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Case Information

rID: 37394
Case created: 5th Jun 2015
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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