Hemodialysis in children with ventriculoperitoneal shunts: prevalence, management and outcomes

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Wright E., Fischbach M., Zaloszyc A., Paglialonga F., Aufricht C., Dufek S., ...More

PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY, vol.31, no.1, pp.137-143, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00467-015-3204-5
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-143


Hemodialysis (HD) in children with a concomitant ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) is rare. Registry data suggest that peritoneal dialysis with a VPS is safe, but little is known about HD in the presence of a VPS.