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Peritoneal Dialysis Adequacy by Melvin Seek, MD

Visit http://bit.ly/DialysisOptions for more information on DaVita's dialysis treatment options. A typical measure of dialysis adequacy is Kt/V. While this measure is frequently used for hemodialysis (HD) patients, it's not necessarily an accurate adequacy measure for peritoneal dialysis (PD). Melvin Seek, MD, walks through the adequacy differences between these two modalities and the benefits of PD in preservation of residual renal function.

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