Implanted Ports (for Parents) – Nemours KidsHealth


What Are Implanted Ports?

An implanted port is a sort of central
line
. A central line (also identified as a central venous catheter)
is like an intravenous (IV) line.
But it is much lengthier than a normal IV and goes all the way up to a vein close to the
coronary heart or just within the coronary heart.

A patient can get medication, fluids, blood, or nourishment through a central line.
It also can be made use of to attract blood.

How Does an Implanted Port

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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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