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Patient receiving peritoneal dialysis

View full-sized image Diagram of a patient receiving peritoneal dialysis. Labels point to dialysis solution, catheter, peritoneum, and abdominal cavity. Dialysis solution in a plastic bag drips through the catheter into the abdominal cavity.
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Diagram of a patient receiving peritoneal dialysis. Labels point to dialysis solution, catheter, peritoneum, and abdominal cavity. Dialysis solution in a plastic bag drips through the catheter into the abdominal cavity.

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Diagram of a patient receiving peritoneal dialysis. Labels point to dialysis solution, catheter, peritoneum, and abdominal cavity. Dialysis solution in a plastic bag drips through the catheter into the abdominal cavity.

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Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) is the most common form of peritoneal dialysis.

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