How does peritoneal dialysis differ from hemodialysis?

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it does not process fluids directly from the bloodstream

it needs to be done only once a month

the procedure removes only toxins, not other wastes

the filtration is done naturally, rather than artificially

 

asked Dec 13, 2012 in Health Sciences by MedicalTerm ~Expert~ (3,354 points)
    

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it does not process fluids directly from the bloodstream
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