Pleuro-peritoneal or pericardio-peritoneal leak in children on chronic peritoneal dialysis-A survey from the European Paediatric Dialysis Working Group.

Dufek S., Holtta T., Fischbach M., Ariceta G., Jankauskiene A., Cerkauskiene R., ...More

Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany), vol.30, no.11, pp.2021-7, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00467-015-3137-z
  • Journal Name: Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany)
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2021-7
  • Keywords: Peritoneal dialysis, Pleuro-peritoneal fistula, Pericardio-peritoneal fistula, Children, Pleural effusion, Pericardial effusion, HYDROTHORAX COMPLICATING PERITONEAL, PLEUROPERITONEAL COMMUNICATION, INTRAPERITONEAL PRESSURE, MANAGEMENT, PATIENT, DEFECTS, OPTIONS, INFANT, VOLUME, CAPD
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Pleural or pericardial effusions secondary to pleuro-peritoneal fistula (PPF) and pericardio-peritoneal fistula (PcPF) are rare but serious complications of peritoneal dialysis (PD).