Table 1: Summary of Complications of Catheter Placement

Source No of Catheters Infection Drainage Problem Migration Leak Perf. Success
Fluoroscopy/Percutaneous
Moon [37] 134 caths/ Early peritonitis 2.2% 1.50% 1.50% 3% 0 1 yr. 80%
114 pts 2 yr. 74.9%
5 yr 71.1%
Zaman [25] 36 caths 0 2.90% 3% 3% 0 1 m. 100%;
3 m. 97%;
1 yr. 89%
Vaux [27] 209 Early exit site 6.5%; 5% 7% 5% 0 1 yr 77%;
Early peritonitis 1.5% 2 yr 61%;
5 yr 31%
Maya [26] 32 0 3% 0 3% 27 mos. 90.6%
Jacob [23] 45 Total peritonitis 7% 13.30% 11% 9% 4.40%
 
Peritoneoscope
Goh [3] 91 1 in 93.7 pt months 17.60% 9.80% 1 yr 86.4%
Gadallah [38] 76 Early peritonitis 2.6% Early 7.9% Early 1.3% Colon 1.3% 1 yr 77.5%
Late infection 48.7% Late 7.9% 2 yr 63%
3 yr 51.3%
Percutaneous
Henderson [39] 283 Early peritonitis 4% (30 days) 21% 6% 1 mo 87%;
6 mo. 83%
Perakis [40] 86 Early peritonitis 4.3 per 1000 pt mo.; early exit site 1.6 per 1000 pt mo. 23.20% 15.10% 23% 0 1 yr 89.5%;
(10.7 per 1000 2 yr 83.7%;
pt mo) 3 yr 83.7%
Ozener [41] 133 Early cath related 11.20% 8.20% 8.30% 0 1 yr 90%
Infection 3% 2 yr 82%
 
Surgery/Laparoscopy
Henderson [39] 150 Early peritonitis 13% (30 days) 23% 10%
Maio [42] 100 6% 6% 13% 1 yr 97%
2 yr 95%
3 yr 91%
Perakis [40] 84 Early peritonitis 10.1 per 1000 pt mo; early exit site 6.3 per 1000 pt mo 29.70% 28.60% 13% 1 yr 91.1%;
(7.9 per 1000 2 yr 80.7%;
Pt mo) 3 yr 73.2%
Crabtree [30] 200 0.50% 2%
Keshvari [43] 175 8.50% 1.70% 7.40% 0 1 yr 92.7%
2 yr 91.3%
 
Surgery/Dissection
Ozener [41] 82 Early cath related 19.50% 13.40% 6.10% 1 yr 73%
Infection 2% 2 yr 60%
Gadallah [38] 72 Early Peritonitis 12.5% Early 8.3% Early 11.1% Bladder 1.4% 1 yr 62.5%
Late Infection 48.6% Late 11.1% 2 yr 41.5%
3 yr 36%

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