Dialysis Options

End stage renal disease often means one of two options: transplant or dialysis.

As transplant lists can be long and sometimes difficult to even qualify for, dialysis is the most common option.

There are two main types of dialysis. These are hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.

Hemodialysis Hemodialysis is the method of dialysis utilizes a machine to filter the blood externally.

Peritoneal Dialysis Peritoneal dialysis is an option for dialysis that can be done at home and on your own time.

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