Tenckhoff peritoneal dialysis catheter

Tenckhoff peritoneal dialysis catheter

(tengk'of)
[Henry Tenckhoff, U.S. nephrologist]
A large-bore indwelling catheter used for continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis or peritoneal irrigation; it is inserted into the peritoneum through the abdominal wall.
See: continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
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