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If you decide to have dialysis, what are your options?


peritoneal dialysis

AT HOME
Peritoneal Dialysis (PD)

A professional team will take care of you and provide you with the necessary training and support to ensure you can treat yourself safely at home.

  • You will be able to ensure your treatment regime suits your life style and home life. You can even do your PD overnight, using an automated device called a cycler. This will allow you to have your daytime free.
  • You will come to the hospital every 1-3 months for a visit with the nephrologists.

Home Haemodialysis (HHD)

Home haemodialysis frees you from the dialysis center schedule as you will perform the haemodialysis at home.

  • You will need to have a machine and supplies in your home.
  • You will require to have a strong commitment from your care-giver who must be present during all your haemodialysis treatments at home.
haemodialysis

HOSPITAL / IN-CENTER
Haemodialysis (HD)

A professional team is present during the treatment

  • The schedule is fixed
  • You will meet other patients.
  • You will need transportation to the hospital 3 times a week.