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Treatments

At Children's National, we treat the whole child, paying special attention to your child's physical and emotional needs. Discover more information about available treatments from the Dialysis Program.

Dialysis (Peritoneal Dialysis and Hemodialysis)

Peritoneal dialysis is performed at home by trained family members or in the hospital by trained healthcare professionals. Hemodialysis is performed in a dialysis center or hospital by trained healthcare professionals.

Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)

Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) is used to provide renal support for critically ill patients with acute kidney injury, particularly patients who are hemodynamically unstable.