What is the role of peritoneal dialysis in the treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI)?

Updated: Dec 24, 2020
  • Author: Biruh T Workeneh, MD, PhD, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Peritoneal dialysis is not frequently used in patients with AKI. Nevertheless, it can technically be used in acute cases and probably is tolerated better hemodynamically than is conventional hemodialysis.


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