Identifying and Overcoming Barriers to Peritoneal Dialysis (PD)

Peritoneal Dialysis

Southlake General Surgery is one of the renowned hospitals of Texas and known for its exceptional surgeries in a range of medical conditions. Today, Dr. Valeria Simone, a lead surgeon at Formost hospital, puts some light on how peritoneal dialysis can help the patient with kidney failure to enjoy a normal life and help them achieve their health goals. 

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Peritoneal Catheter Surgery & Diet Plan


A relative of mine had been suffering kidney failure had undergone Peritoneal Catheter Surgery. He describes the treatment as one involving inner line of the abdomen to filter the blood from within the body of the patient. This interior lining is referred to in scientific terms as peritoneum. A few weeks prior to the surgery, the surgeon attaches a soft tube termed catheter in the abdomen.

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