Fecal incontinence secondary to CAPD

Vladimir Sorin, Yishay Ron, Shmuel Smetana, Yona Avni

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Abstract

A 74-year-old patient who has developed fecal incontinence following continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) is presented. Incontinence was caused by elevated intra-abdominal pressure during peritoneal dialysis, which correlated with the volume of dialysate and position of the patient. The lowest pressure was found in the recumbent position. A change of dialysis schedule to continuous cycler peritoneal dialysis (CCPD) with "dry day" resulted in a disappearance of the symptoms.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E2
JournalAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases
Volume41
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2003

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