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Table 1. Patient characteristics and outcome

From: The efficacy and safety of a novel method of peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion from the McBurney point

Group No. Sex Age Etiology of ESRD BMI [kg/m2] History of abdominal surgery Follow-up period (month) Infective complications Mechanical complications Outcome
Patients underwent a PD catheter insertion with a novel method.
  1 Male 70 Hypertension 26.2 No 33 No Catheter migration Continue PD
  2 Male 61 Diabetes 21.6 No 32 No No Continue PD
  3 Male 68 Hypertension 21.2 No 32 PD peritonitis No Continue PD
  4 Female 60 Diabetes 18.8 No 14 PD peritonitis No Transfer HD due to overhydration
  5 Male 56 Diabetes 29.6 No 9 No Pericatheter leakage Transfer HD due to cerebral bleeding
  6 Male 46 Diabetes 31.4 No 26 No No Continue PD
  7 Female 77 Diabetes 26.7 Yes 6 PD peritonitis secondary to a tunnel infection No Transfer HD due to PD peritonitis
Patients underwent a PD catheter insertion with a conventional method
  8 Male 51 Unknown 25.7 No 18 PD peritonitis No Transfer HD due to overhydration
  9 Male 44 CGN 23.5 No 27 PD peritonitis No Continue PD
  10 Male 79 Diabetes 22.0 No 32 PD peritonitis No Death
  11 Female 60 CGN 16.3 Yes 43 No No Continue PD
  12 Male 91 Hypertension 22.6 No 4 No No Death
  13 Male 68 Diabetes 25.1 No 42 PD peritonitis Pericatheter leakage Continue PD
  14 Female 82 Unknown 23.3 No 40 No No Continue PD
  15 Male 51 CGN 20.1 No 39 No No Continue PD
  16 Male 43 Unknown 18.2 Yes 5 PD peritonitis No Death due to PD-associated peritonitis
  17 Male 71 Diabetes 22.3 No 4 PD peritonitis No Transfer HD due to PD-associated peritonitis
  18 Male 80 Unknown 30.8 Yes 33 No No Death due to lung cancer
  19 Male 53 Hypertension 23.3 No 39 No No Continue PD
  20 Female 65 CGN 17.0 No 38 PD peritonitis No Continue PD
  21 Male 77 Hypertension 23.8 No 38 No No Continue PD
  22 Male 57 Hypertension 27.9 No 38 No No Continue PD
  23 Male 41 Diabetes 30.2 No 34 No No Continue PD
  1. ESRD end-stage renal disease, BMI body mass index, PD peritoneal dialysis, HD hemodialysis, CGN chronic glomerulonephritis