Néphrologie & Thérapeutique


Long-term outcomes of peritoneal dialysis started in infants below 6 months of age: An experience from two tertiary centres Volume 16, issue 7, Décembre 2020


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1 IntroductionLittle information is available for infants who started chronic PD before 6 months of age. Children who start RRT within the first months of life have more clinical complications, an increased risk of peritonitis and more technical failure of dialysis compared to children who start RRT later [1–5]. Besides, comorbidities are more prevalent in this population with coexisting extrarenal involvement due to primary disease, making prenatal counselling more complicated [1–11]. As summarised [...]