CONTINUOUS AMBULATORY PERITONEAL DIALYSIS

What is CONTINUOUS AMBULATORY PERITONEAL DIALYSIS?

CONTINUOUS AMBULATORY PERITONEAL DIALYSIS meaning A type of dialysis where the patient’s peritoneal membrane is used as the dialyzer. The patient dialyzes at home, using special supplies, but without the need for a machine (see peritoneal dialysis).

 

reference: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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