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How long is continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis continued?
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Dr. Fred McCurdy
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree
In brief: CAPD Duration
It continues until there is no longer a need for dialysis.
Here is an excellent resource for you to read on the internet: http://kidney.Niddk.Nih.Gov/kudiseases/pubs/peritoneal/.

In brief: CAPD Duration
It continues until there is no longer a need for dialysis.
Here is an excellent resource for you to read on the internet: http://kidney.Niddk.Nih.Gov/kudiseases/pubs/peritoneal/.
Dr. Fred McCurdy
Dr. Fred McCurdy
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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Different modes
Capd involves 4-5 manual exchanges from 8am to 10 pm, i.
e. When one is ambulatory. Ccpd, or continuous cycler peritoneal dialysis, involves being attached to a cycler at night which does the exchanges for you while you sleep. Both may include a "wet" cycle that involves having pd fluid instilled outside of the cycle: overnight for the capd; during the day for the ccpd modalities.

In brief: Different modes
Capd involves 4-5 manual exchanges from 8am to 10 pm, i.
e. When one is ambulatory. Ccpd, or continuous cycler peritoneal dialysis, involves being attached to a cycler at night which does the exchanges for you while you sleep. Both may include a "wet" cycle that involves having pd fluid instilled outside of the cycle: overnight for the capd; during the day for the ccpd modalities.
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It depends on
Doctors prescription.
It is usually a few to several hours. The word continuous is used to denote several times daily without intrruption of schedule, not to leave the fluid in abdomen continuously. This form of dialysis could be continued for long years.

In brief: It depends on
Doctors prescription.
It is usually a few to several hours. The word continuous is used to denote several times daily without intrruption of schedule, not to leave the fluid in abdomen continuously. This form of dialysis could be continued for long years.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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