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Peritoneal Dialysis: At Home Treatment for Kidney Failure | Mass General Brigham

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Why does someone need dialysis? What is peritoneal dialysis? How does it work? John Kevin Tucker, M.D., Nephrologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Vice President for Education at Mass General Brigham, discusses peritoneal dialysis and its benefits for people who have lost their kidney function.

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0:00 - Intro
0:24 - Why Do I Need Dialysis?
1:42 - Treatment
2:02 - Why Is It Called Peritoneal Dialysis
2:35 - 2 Forms of Peritoneal Dialysis
3:50 - Continuous Cycling Peritoneal Dialysis
4:38 - Myths
5:55 - Preparing For Peritoneal Dialysis

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