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 cases.