Peritoneal dialysis procedure uses a membrane within our body (peritoneal membrane) as a filter to clear wastes and extra fluid from your body. Unlike hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis brings along a few risks and complications.
Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis
Peritoneal dialysis is not done if:
Most of the peritoneal dialysis complications can be managed and prevented with fluid restrictions, dietary modifications, abstaining from use of needle sticks, reduced dependence on blood pressure medicine and management of conditions such as anaemia.
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