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Table 8 Catheter removal applications

From: Peritoneal Dialysis Guidelines 2019 Part 1 (Position paper of the Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy)

-Refractory peritonitis
-Relapsing peritonitis
-Refractory exit-site infection, and refractory tunnel infection
-Fungal peritonitis
-Catheter removal should be considered for the following pathologies as well:
- Repeated peritonitis
- Mycobacterial peritonitis
- Enterobacterial peritonitis