Massive hydrothorax is an infrequent but well-recognized complication of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), and is often regarded as a contraindication to its use. We describe here a patient with massive hydrothorax that appeared during CAPD. Peritoneoscintigraphy was performed to demonstrate the clinical suspicion of a pleuroperitoneal communication and the pleurodesis using tetracycline was commenced and this allowed the successful continuance of CAPD.
|頁（從 - 到）||695-699|
|期刊||Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences|
|出版狀態||Published - 1997 十二月 1|
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- 醫藥 (全部)