Hemodialysis Peritoneal dialysis 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 malnourishment Painful Not painful Needs vascular access Needs peritoneal Cost varies but less costly than peritoneal dialysis More costly Chances of blood related infections More chances of peritonitis Chances of low BP and cardiac anathema No risk and increased sugar levels Less preferred modality for pediatric cases.Preferred modality in pediatric