A Peritoneal Dialysis Patient with Peri-Catheter Pain

A young man with end-stage renal disease from focal segmental glomerulosclerosis has been on peritoneal dialysis (PD) for more than 4 years. He has not had any major complications. He is a low average transporter. He uses the cycler to complete 4 night-time exchanges of 2.5L of 2.5% dialysate, each exchange lasting approximately 120 minutes. He performs 1–2 additional ...