Displaced peritoneal dialysis catheter

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

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Renal transplant evaluation pre operative screening.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male
X-ray

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

Ideal location of the coiled tip is in the pelvis.

This catheter is out of position.

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
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