Sofía San-Román, Nephrology Center, Hospital de Clínicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay Patricio Vanerio, Department of Surgery, Hospital de Clínicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay Oscar Noboa, Nephrology Center, Hospital de Clínicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay Ricardo Silvariño, Centro de Nefrología, Hospital de Clínicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay


Mechanical occlusion of the peritoneal catheter through the fallopian tube is uncommon. A case of recurrent fallopian tube occlusion is reported, and the literature is reviewed.



Keywords: Peritoneal dialysis. Peritoneal catheter malfunction. Fallopian tube. Ultrafiltration failure.