The kidney failure treatment known as Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) is a type of dialysis. The lining of the peritoneal cavity (the abdominal cavity) serves as the membrane through which excess fluid and waste are expelled.Read More
Dialysis is a treatment with the aid of a pump that filters and sanitizes the blood. Body fluids and electrolytes are regulated and preserved during this procedure when kidneys aren’t working. Dialysis has been used to support people suffering from kidney disorders since the 1940’s.Read More
Peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis are the two primary methods to consider when selecting whether dialysis treatment is best for a certain patient. Hemodialysis is a method of eliminating waste and toxins from the body by using a dialyzer and artificial blood vessels.Read More
The patient suffering from last stage renal disease needs to go for dialysis to carry out the filtering of blood. Sometimes, patients are not fit for kidney transplantation that made dialysis to be important and the appropriate treatment option available for them.Read More
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.
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.