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Hemodialysis & Peritoneal Dialysis

Hemodialysis & Peritoneal Dialysis

In this step, Prof. Lee clarifies the hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.

First, for patients who need hemodialysis at home, they need training.

Prof. Lee will then explain several complications of hemodialysis, including infection, nausea, headaches, and fatigue after treatment. He also mentions peritoneal dialysis is more convenient since the patient can take it at work or at home.

The final part of the video, He will talk about Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD). It is a sort of peritoneal dialysis, including three steps: fill, dwell, and drain. Continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis (CCPD), is another kind of peritoneal dialysis, which is usually done at night during sleep.

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