I have a patient his CAPD Catheter insertion was done before one month and after insertion first flushing was done after 3 days than 6 days but during the third flushing inflow was good but outflow was nil. after x-ray Doctor said there is a omentum rap. then patient went for cather reposion but aftetr reposion and omentum was removed the problem was still there. than doctor send him for recatherisation but after that first flushing was ok but in 2nd flushing inflow and outflow was nill catheter posion was ok in the x-ray.doctor was not able to say anyting , what could be the problem in this patient?

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Kishor, Nurse from india asked
I have a patient his CAPD Catheter insertion was done before one month and after insertion first flushing was done after 3 days than 6 days but during the third flushing inflow was good but outflow was nil. after x-ray Doctor said there is a omentum rap. then patient went for cather reposion but aftetr reposion and omentum was removed the problem was still there. than doctor send him for recatherisation but after that first flushing was ok but in 2nd flushing inflow and outflow was nill catheter posion was ok in the x-ray.doctor was not able to say anyting , what could be the problem in this patient?

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This is likely a problem with the surgical technique and the tip of the catheter may not be placed deep in the true pelvis. Alternatively, this patient may have intraperitoneal adhesions that may have precluded the placement of the catheter.

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