Automated Peritoneal Dialysis

@inproceedings{Kathuria2009AutomatedPD,
  title={Automated Peritoneal Dialysis},
  author={Pranay Kathuria and Zbylut J. Twardowski},
  year={2009}
}
Automated peritoneal dialysis (APD) is a term used to refer to all forms of peritoneal dialysis that employ a mechanized device to assist in the delivery and drainage of dialysate. Automated cyclers are used in intermittent peritoneal dialysis (IPD), nocturnal intermittent peritoneal dialysis (NIPD), continuous cyclic peritoneal dialysis (CCPD), and tidal peritoneal dialysis (TPD) [1, 2]. In addition, some patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) may receive one or more… CONTINUE READING

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