Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis and other modalities……

Hemodialysis, Peritoneal dialysis or any other option? !!

Are you confused? Do you have many questions?

OPTIONS FOR KIDNEY FAILURE COMPREHENSIVE BROCHURE              It is natural to have fears, questions, concerns and hesitation.

End Stage Renal Disease National Coordinating Center, ESRDNCC. This is the best support center for End Stage Renal Disease, ESRD, patients and families.

Both, Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis follow the biochemical concept of diffusion through a semi permeable membrane. Hemodialysis is more commonly chosen in the United States as an option for kidney failure treatments.

YOU, and only You, with understanding of your circumstances and weighing each factor with your own scale, can determine the value and the burden of the pros and cons of each modality and decide.

Over 90% of Nephrologists would choose a home dialysis modality if they needed renal replacement therapy. HOW ABOUT YOU?

Dialysis or kidney transplantation — which is right for me? (Beyond the Basics)


We hope that THE VIRTUAL NEPHROLOGIST can ease the difficulty of making a decision.