The complications if peritoneal dialysis. Peritoneal dialysis is a kind of blood purification therapy of dialysis which can help patients remove the wastes and water from the body. It is one of the most widely used dialysis in the world. But peritoneal dialysis also could lead to many kinds of complications. Today we will learn some complications of peritoneal dialysis.
When the bacterial peritonitis occurred, the dialysis fluid was turbid. Patients would have the symptom of abdominal pain, the test report would show that white blood cells containing dialysate and in peritoneal fluid bacterial culture was positive.
Cornicle Poor Drainage
The main performance is unidirectional block. It means that the fluid only can enter patient’s body but the outflow is not smooth. This condition can be caused by the blockage of fibrin, omentum majus and blood clot. Once appear that condition, patients should find out the causes and solve it quickly. Moreover, patients also need walk more and take an abdominal massage to improve the enterocinesia.
This symptom related with dialysate perfusion or discharge quick, dialysis tube position, low temperature of dialysate or the pH value of the dialysis fluid is less than 5.5.
peritoneal dialysis would make patients lose much protein and amino acid which could lead to hypoalbuminemia. Peritoneal dialysis patients should intake about 70g protein per day. Because there are much sugar in Peritoneal dialysis fluid could be observed by body, it is very easy to lead to hypertriglyceridemia and fat. Therefore the uses of high glucose dialysis fluid should be limited.
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