Peritoneal Dialysis Myths about Patient Ineligibility and Contraindications

Many nephrologists feel apprehensive with recommending peritoneal dialysis (PD) to patient populations with certain conditions—such as diabetes or obesity—that are not always absolute contraindications to PD. Watch this video, in which Martin Schreiber, MD, interviews Mark Shapiro, MD, on the estimated percentage of patients who could successfully receive PD and how patients with conditions that are often seen as contraindications could potentially thrive on the therapy.