Key messages

• Although superseded by hemodialysis and hemofiltration techniques, peritoneal dialysis still has a place in the management of acute renal failure.

• This technique is particularly valuable in children in whom the peritoneal surface area is relatively large.

• Peritoneal dialysis is useful in the removal of potassium and water which may buy valuable time, allowing the patient to be referred to a specialist center for conventional dialysis or filtration.

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