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A 57-year-old male asked:

can i restart peritoneal dialysis after having removed the catheter due to peritonitis, as i've blood clotting, deep vein issues with heamodialysis ?

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Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Nephrology and Dialysis 12 years experience
Yes: It is possible to continue pd after treatment for peritonitis.
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Difficult: After peritonitis, cavity will be obliterated, forms adhesions, loculations, will not allow free inflow and out flow, all the fluid will not return, also have to wait wks or months for pd , renal transplantation is best alternative, .

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