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Myths about Peritoneal Dialysis by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) is a form of dialysis that can be done at home, has fewer diet and fluid... I would prefer , medical constraints notwithstanding, I would say Peritoneal Dialysis without thinking...
What is Peritoneal Cancer? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Peritoneal cancer is a rare cancer that develops in the peritoneum.  It is most common in females... of Peritoneal Cancer The cause of peritoneal cancer is unknown.  A small number of cases have been associated...
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 1 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven . I was by then, back on thrice a week dialysis. I had heard about Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) and also read about it on the internet. This was a modality of dialysis where a catheter is inserted into the peritoneal cavity...
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 3 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven . We did a test called the Peritoneal Equilibrium Test. This test basically determines the rate of transfer of solutes across the peritoneal membrane. The test would indicate whether I was a 'low transporter' or...
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 4 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven the bacteria as the dreaded pseudomonas aeruginosa. I had attended a medical conference on Peritoneal Dialysis... a surgery where the catheter was repositioned. The peritoneal end of the catheter was in the peritoneum...
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 2 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven . They said it was the tip of the catheter touching nerve ends in my peritoneal cavity. The pain would go once fluid...
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 5 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven due to the adhesions that had formed in the peritoneal cavity due to the large number of surgeries...
Q & A: Peritoneal Dialysis contracting & holiday entitlements by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Q: I have been asked to contact you regarding concerns over peritoneal dialysis contracting.... There have been major anxieties within units about the recent withdrawal of Gambro from the UK peritoneal dialysis...
Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis by xoxomarebear Patient Expert The doctors' best guess, which can't be confirmed, about what happened with Vivienne is Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis. Basically, they feel that early on the bacteria caused a problem in Vivienne's gut...
the department of health meeting and peritoneal dialysis by golightly Patient Expert that could be made to the pathway of peritoneal dialysis. I have never really talked about my 3 and a half years...

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