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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Advancing Peritoneal Dialysis for Higher-Acuity Patients

November 04, 2021 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Location: Live-Stream, Virtual Only

Session Description

This session explores higher-acuity patients who receive PD and provides updated evidence on maintaining these patients on PD longer.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Summarize the most current evidence for managing PD catheter insertion and dysfunction
  • Describe the most current evidence for managing PD patients with ascites or cirrhosis
  • Identify strategies for managing PD patients with heart failure or mechanical heart support devices
  • Discuss novel strategies for managing patients with failing PD membranes

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Dialysis


  • Philip K.T. Li, MD
  • Michael Shoemaker-Moyle, MD


  • Overcoming Barriers to PD Catheter Insertion and Dysfunction
    02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
    Matthew J. Oliver, MD, MS
  • PD for Patients with Ascites and Cirrhosis
    02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sana F. Khan, MD
  • PD for Patients with Heart Failure and Mechanical Heart Support Devices
    03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Joanne M. Bargman, MD
  • Strategies to Save Failing Peritoneal Membranes
    03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
    Johann Morelle, MD, PhD