peritoneal dialysis(redirected from Peritoneal dialysis types)
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Related to Peritoneal dialysis types: Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
A dialysis technique in which a solution is introduced into the abdomen through a tube and then drained out after waste products and excess fluid from the blood have diffused through the peritoneum into the solution.
(Medicine) a form of dialysis in which the peritoneum is used as an autogenous semipermeable membrane