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“Peritoneal Dialysis” by Sharon Su for OPENPediatrics

“Peritoneal Dialysis” by Sharon Su for OPENPediatrics

Peritoneal Dialysis by Dr. Sharon Su. Introduction. Hello, my name is Dr. Sharon Su. I’m a Pediatric Nephrologist. Today I’m going to talk to you about peritoneal dialysis. First off, we need to define what peritoneal dialysis is. Number one is the use of the peritoneal membrane to do three things. One is to remove […]

Renal Replacement Therapy: Hemodialysis vs Peritoneal Dialysis, Animation

Renal Replacement Therapy: Hemodialysis vs Peritoneal Dialysis, Animation

Dialysis is a therapy that artificially removes wastes from the blood of patients whose kidneys can no longer perform this function adequately. There are two main types of dialysis: hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. In hemodialysis, blood is filtered outside the body, in a dialysis machine. The patient’s blood is pumped to the machine, cleansed, then […]

Nephrologist Sana Khan, MD

Nephrologist Sana Khan, MD

My name is Sana Khan. I am a clinical nephrologist at the University of Virginia nephrology division in the department of medicine. In the field of general nephrology, I do care for hemodialysis patients, acute kidney injury patients. I do my chronic kidney disease clinic as well, but one of my personal and professional interests […]

liberDi – The Freedom to Live with Dialysis

liberDi – The Freedom to Live with Dialysis

liberDi — a game-changing system for people who need dialysis. Two-point-five million people worldwide require ongoing dialysis treatment costing health care systems billions of dollars annually. Dialysis is most commonly performed in hospitals or dialysis centers. Patients spend hours traveling to the center where they are hooked up to a machine for up to five […]

Peritoneal Dialysis: A Patient’s Experience | UCLAMDChat

Peritoneal Dialysis: A Patient’s Experience | UCLAMDChat

So, welcome to our webinar on peritoneal dialysis. My name is Anjay Rastogi, and I will be going over home dialysis, especially pressure analysis, in some detail. And I do have two very special guests today who I’ll be introducing after I go over some slides, so the first one is our baseline, is our […]

“Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis” by Sharon Su for OPENPediatrics

“Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis” by Sharon Su for OPENPediatrics

Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis, by Dr. Sharon Su. Introduction. Hello, my name is Doctor Sharon Su, I’m a Pediatric Nephrologist. Today I’m going to talk to you about peritoneal dialysis. Dialysis Catheters. One question that often comes up is, “When can you use a dialysis catheter?” This depends on the situation of the patient. If […]

Pediatric Outpatient Dialysis Clinic

Pediatric Outpatient Dialysis Clinic

(soothing guitar music)>>Welcome, my name is Kaylee, and I’ll be taking you on a tour of the Pediatric Outpatient Dialysis Clinic, here at Johns Hopkins. We have a whole team of people here who take care of patients who receive hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Come on in. Now we’re in the dialysis clinic. Did you […]