Dialysis Initiation and Management

Daphne H. Knicely, M.D., Donna Myers, M.D.
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  • Management options for all people with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) include maintenance hemodialysis (HD), peritoneal dialysis (PD), and renal transplantation (Tpl).

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DEFINITION

  • Management options for all people with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) include maintenance hemodialysis (HD), peritoneal dialysis (PD), and renal transplantation (Tpl).

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Last updated: November 5, 2015