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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