In-Center Hemodialysis (English) - (Spanish)Details the procedures and equipment involved in hemodialysis. Explains vascular access and dietary issues. Briefly describes some of the complications of kidney failure. Lists resources for additional information.
Transplant: Gives a step-by-step account of the transplant process from the initial medical evaluation and being placed on a waiting list to surgery, recovery, and maintenance with antirejection medicines. Covers issues of organ donation and matching.
Treatment Methods: Treatment Methods for Kidney Failure is a series of booklets and fact sheets developed by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part of the National Institutes of Health under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The booklets introduce the major treatment options, and the fact sheets focus on more specific complications and treatment issues.
Home Dialysis Choices (Peritoneal and Home Hemodialysis)
Peritoneal Dialysis: Describes the procedures and supplies required for peritoneal dialysis (PD). Explains the differences between ambulatory and automated PD. Gives instructions on how to avoid problems that can develop.
Home Dialysis Central: Home Dialysis Central offers various educational materials on Peritoneal Dialysis, Home Dialysis and alternate therapies to include self-cannulation