Table 5.

Final outcome of peritonitis in children with RP versus non-RP

OutcomeRPNon-RP
PD ContinuedPD DiscontinuedTotal RP (n [%])PD ContinuedPD DiscontinuedTotal Non-RP (n [%])a
TemporaryPermanentTemporaryPermanent
Full functional recovery353038 (73.1)38560391 (90.9)b
Ultrafiltration problems3047 (13.5)5139 (2.1)c
Adhesions1124 (7.7)20911 (2.6)
Uncontrolled infection0011 (1.9)011011 (2.6)
Secondary fungal peritonitis0000 (0.0)0044 (0.9)
General therapy failure0022 (3.9)0044 (0.9)
Total (n [%])39 (75.0)4 (7.7)9 (17.3)d52 (100.0)392 (91.2)8 (1.9)30 (6.9)430 (100.0)
  • a Follow-up not available for eight patients with non-RP because of kidney transplantation within 4 weeks of onset of peritonitis.

  • b P < 0.0001, RP versus non-RP.

  • c P = 0.0084, RP versus non-RP.

  • d P < 0.05, RP versus. non-RP.