Table 4.

Effect of timing of catheter removal on subsequent clinical outcomes in 142 patients with Pseudomonas peritonitis requiring catheter removal

CharacteristicNo. (%) of Days from Peritonitis Onset to Catheter RemovalP
≤5 (n = 42)>5 (n = 42)
Permanent hemodialysis transfer35 (83)29 (69)0.12
Death0 (0)0 (0)