Avoiding Short-term HD with Lower PD Abdominal Pressure

When PD patients have hernias, leaks, surgeries, etc., they are often told that they must switch to HD temporarily—using a central venous catheter. Another approach, reducing intraabdominal pressure, may reduce the need for HD, decrease morbidity, and minimize cost.

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Tags: Hernias, Leaks, Surgeries, Intraabdominal Pressure

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