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Treatment options for Chronic kidney diseases - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Sir, Good evening I'm Lab Tech. My father has CKD and now in the hospital.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   anything that I can help you?
User :   He was treated with Hemodyalysis. Is HD is beter than CAPD
Doctor :   Both are different
User :   His Serum Creatine is now 10.5mg/dl
Doctor :   CAPD is ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Which is better for long term? He does not want Transplant.
Doctor :   Nothing like longterm
Doctor :   The dialysis is to be done when ever the creatinine increases
Doctor :   The indications for both are slightly different
Doctor :   and the doctor can determine which works better
Doctor :   Dear User. Please close this browser and log in from another browser. Once you make the payment, you can chat with us online, the free trial is over.
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