Insertion Techniques for Peritoneal Catheters: Comparative Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness


( Last Updated : June 24, 2016)
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RB0997-000

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  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of fluoroscopic versus surgical peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of fluoroscopic peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion?


Key Message

One randomized controlled trial and one non-randomized study were identified regarding the comparative clinical effectiveness of fluoroscopic versus surgical peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion.