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Peritoneal dialysis

Peritoneal dialysis can offer flexibility of undergoing treatment at home, and with less intense sessions. Learn more to see if it's right for you.

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Peritoneal dialysis is a treatment option for end stage kidney disease. After being trained by your healthcare team, you can undergo this method at home, providing you with additional comfort during your treatments.

There are two different types of peritoneal dialysis - Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) and Automated Peritoneal Dialysis (APD), to suit different lifestyles and preferences. Download the fact sheet.

Peritoneal dialysis fact sheet

Whatever treatment you choose, it's your decision. Visit My Kidneys, My Choice, an interactive tool developed to help you explore your options. You can also read a PDF version of My Kidney, My Choice online.

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