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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Results of indwelling IP catheter (n=25)

Characteristics Value
Success rate of IP catheter insertion 25 (100)
Complication at the time of insertion
None 23 (92)
Bleeding (Hematoma) 1 (4)
Pain 1 (4)
Bowel injury 0 (0)
Causes of catheter removal
Transfer with functional status of catheter 5 (20)
Deaths with functional status of catheter 16 (64)
Deaths without functional status of catheter 3 (12)
Early removal due to catheter related complication 1 (4)
Functional IP catheter maintenance rate 21 (84)
Median functional IP catheter life span (day, 95% CI) 15.0 (9.5–20.5)

Values are presented as number (%) unless otherwise indicated.

IP, intraperitoneal; CI, confidence interval.

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