Treatment of a neonate with propionic acidaemia and severe hyperammonaemia by peritoneal dialysis

M. F. Robert, D. J. Schultz, B. Wolf, W. D. Cochran, A. L. Schwartz*

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Abstract

A moribund newborn infant with propionic acidaemia and severe hyperammonaemia was successfully treated by peritoneal dialysis. The removal of ammonia and possibly additional toxic metabolites by peritoneal dialysis may be life-saving in newborn infants with propionic acidaemia or other hyperammonaemic syndromes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)962-965
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of disease in childhood
Volume54
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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