Peritoneal Dialysis (for Parents) – Nemours KidsHealth


What Is Peritoneal Dialysis?

Peritoneal dialysis is a healthcare cure that takes advantage of the lining of the stomach as
a organic filter to choose waste and further water out of the blood. It can choose more than
this task when the kidneys can not do
it.

Why Do People Want Peritoneal Dialysis?

The key task of the kidneys is to thoroughly clean the blood. They choose out further water and
waste (issues the overall body would not require). These leave the overall body as pee (urine).

When the kidneys

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