Peritoneal dialysis

What is Peritoneal dialysis?

Peritoneal dialysis is a method of treatment for renal failure patients to purify blood. Dialysis involves removal of nitrogenous, toxic products of metabolism from blood by a hemodialyzer system.During peritoneal dialysis, access to the body is achieved via a catheter through the abdominal wall into the peritoneum. Exchange occurs between patient’s plasma and dialysate via semipermeable membrane.

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twenty years ago i had renal failure and havehad two failed transplants. two years ago i had cancer in two kidneys; in the transplanted and natural...

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I am Mr Tong, my father has just passed away three wks ago,after the hernia surgery.The doctor said my father system got...

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My husband was on hemodialysis for about a year. Last December we began with peritoneal dialysis at home and have been doing this for almost a...

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If there is no active peritonral dialysis going on, then the abdominal fluid collection is unlikely to be related to the...

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