Hemodialysis is a type of dialysis treatment which makes patient’s blood travel through a tube in a dialysis machine. Most patients need to have hemodialysis 3 times/week at a dialysis center. Each session may last upto three to four hours.
Peritoneal dialysis is type of dialysis that uses the inside lining of the abdomen ( peritoneum) to filter the blood. This type of dialysis is done at home on a daily basis.