Last updated on May 2018

International Pediatric Peritoneal Biopsy Study


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Chronic Renal Failure (CKD 5) and Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Age: - 21 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 0 to 21 years. 0-70 years in patients with normal renal function
  • CKD 5d, peritoneal dialysis and
  • Patients with normal renal function and elective abdominal surgery due to limited pathology not affecting the Peritoneum, 0-70 years
  • Oral and written consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contraindications to peritoneal dialysis, such as severe abdominal adhesions, malformations and inflammations
  • Pregnancy
  • Preterm babies (below 37 weeks of gestational age)
  • If serum hemoglobin < 8 g/dl in children and < 10 g/dl in newborns

Recruitment Status: Open


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