AHS Podcast Episode #7 – The Differences Between Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis
Dialysis is defined as a treatment that takes over kidney functions when those organs stop doing their jobs. Patients need dialysis when they develop kidney failure or end stage renal disease (ESRD). For dialysis patients, kidney failure can be treated by either hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis. Tune in as Texas-based nephrologist and Alliant board member, Dr. Charles Orji explains the differences between the two treatments.