Myths in Peritoneal Dialysis

Myths in Peritoneal Dialysis

Peritoneal dialysis patients may need to take a few extra precautions and steps to avoid peritonitis and exit site infections during the summer months. Check out this graphic for tips.

Peritoneal dialysis patients may need to take a few extra precautions and steps to avoid peritonitis and exit site infections during the summer months. Check out this graphic for tips.

Peritoneal Dialysis: What You Need to Know - The National Kidney Foundation

Peritoneal Dialysis: What You Need to Know - The National Kidney Foundation

http://renaldiet.us/peritoneal-dialysis.html Info about peritoneal dialysis. Protein information for Patients in Peritoneal Dialysis

http://renaldiet.us/peritoneal-dialysis.html Info about peritoneal dialysis. Protein information for Patients in Peritoneal Dialysis

In peritoneal dialysis (PD), your blood is cleaned inside your body, not outside your body. The lining of your abdomen (the peritoneum) acts as a natural filter. A cleansing solution, called dialysate, flows into your abdomen (your belly) through a soft tube called a PD catheter. The PD catheter is placed during minor surgery. Wastes and extra fluid pass from your blood into the cleansing solution.

In peritoneal dialysis (PD), your blood is cleaned inside your body, not outside your body. The lining of your abdomen (the peritoneum) acts as a natural filter. A cleansing solution, called dialysate, flows into your abdomen (your belly) through a soft tube called a PD catheter. The PD catheter is placed during minor surgery. Wastes and extra fluid pass from your blood into the cleansing solution.

It is common that kidney failure patients treated with peritoneal dialysis complain of skin itching. As itchy skin not only affects these patients’ life quality but also reveals some severe underlying disorders, most of them urgently want to make clear why peritoneal dialysis causes itching and the effective treatment. http://www.kidney-cares.org/dialysis/1613.html

It is common that kidney failure patients treated with peritoneal dialysis complain of skin itching. As itchy skin not only affects these patients’ life quality but also reveals some severe underlying disorders, most of them urgently want to make clear why peritoneal dialysis causes itching and the effective treatment. http://www.kidney-cares.org/dialysis/1613.html

Home Dialysis Central was developed to raise the awareness and use of peritoneal dialysis (PD) and home hemodialysis. Developed by Medical Education Institute, Inc., Madison, WI.

Home Dialysis Central was developed to raise the awareness and use of peritoneal dialysis (PD) and home hemodialysis. Developed by Medical Education Institute, Inc., Madison, WI.

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