CAPD Pros Self directed Flexible Portable Free diet/fluids Independence Cons Infection Repetition Leakage Blockage Body Image Storage space Dextrose - based Loss of efficacy
What Type of Dialysis? Haemodialysis –Hospital based –Satellite unit Peritoneal Dialysis –CAPD –IPD
What Type of Dialysis? Haemodialysis –Hospital based –Satellite unit Home HD 5/6 days /week Long/slow, overnight Peritoneal Dialysis –CAPD –IPD Automated / overnight (APD) 6/7 nights/week Assisted APD
Automated peritoneal dialysis Overnight Compact Simple Suits all ages
Home Haemodialysis Compact machine Minimal technology Need to self cannulate Flexible – independent / autonomy Optimal therapy – better outcomes No travelling to unit
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