Hemodialysis Peritoneal


Blood related therapy Water based therapy
Usually done is hospital settings Done at home
More dietary restrictions Less dietary restrictions needed
No protein loss High protein loss leads to

Painful Not painful
Needs vascular access Needs peritoneal
Cost varies but less costly than
peritoneal dialysis

More costly

Chances of blood related

More chances of peritonitis

Chances of low BP and cardiac

No risk and increased sugar levels

Less preferred modality for
pediatric cases.

Preferred modality in pediatric