Why would a patient want to do Peritoneal Dialysis

Why would a patient want to do Peritoneal Dialysis?

  • PD is generally provided in the patient’s home, precluding the need to commute to and from dialysis on a fixed schedule.
  • • PD provides patients an active role in their own care
  • • Greater independence
  • • More flexibility in dialysis prescription to accommodate school, work, travel, and recreation
  • • Unlike conventional HD, PD is a needleless form of RRT.
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