Demystifying Medicine Video

Dr. Peter Margetts presents an overview of chronic kidney disease, the history of treatment options and current treatment options for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD).

Current options for treatment of ESKD:
  • Hemodialysis
  • Transplantation
  • Conservative management
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
New approaches to treatment of ESKD:
  • Prevention
  • Increase number of transplants being performed
  • Stem cell therapy
  • Xenotransplantation
  • Bioartificial kidney

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