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Merits of Peritoneal Dialysis

2013-08-15 14:43

Merits of Peritoneal DialysisTo be honest, hemodialysis is more common among kidney failure patients, but it does not mean peritoneal dialysis is inferior to hemodialysis. As for peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis, they have their own characteristics and merits. Here, we will mainly introduce the merits of peritoneal dialysis and if you have further questions after reading this article or you want to learn more information, you can contact us by leaving message to: We will try to provide you the necessary information within 48 hours.

About merits of peritoneal dialysis

1. Lower cost

Compared with hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis is less money-consuming. For kidney failure patients with poor financial support, peritoneal dialysis is more preferable.

2. Enhanced mobility of patients

For kidney failure patients who are on peritoneal dialysis, they can move around in the day time, as peritoneal dialysis can be done while sleeping at night.

3. Lesser restriction on diet

We all know kidney failure patients need to follow on strict diet principles, as improper diet will increase kidney burden, and cause buildup of much wastes in the blood. With peritoneal dialysis, excess can easily be removed during the 24 hour circle.

4. A good choice for kidney failure patients with congestive heart failure

Excessive fluid can be removed timely if kidney failure patients choose peritoneal dialysis. This can help to reduce load on heart, which is very beneficial for kidney failure patients who are suffering from congestive heart failure.

5. Better control of blood pressure

In comparison to hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis provides better blood pressure control.

6. Fewer negative side effects

With peritoneal dialysis, patients will experience fewer negative side effects like nausea, vomiting, cramping and weight gain.

7. Survival benefits

Studies have reported patients on peritoneal dialysis during the first three months of dialysis have a lower risk of death.

Peritoneal dialysis and hematuria dialysis have their own merits and they are available for different kinds of kidney failure patients. Therefore, knowing what type of dialysis is suitable is very important. (Any questions about peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis, or you do not know which one if beneficial for you, please leave message to Our experts will help you solve your problems within 24 hours)

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