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Home, sweet home dialysis

October 17, 2005

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When her kidneys failed a decade ago, Madeleine Therrien, 63, of Merrimack, N.H., tried a home dialysis system to remove the poisons building up in her body. Several times a day, she flushed her abdomen with fluids. But, as sometimes happens with this kind of treatment, known as peritoneal dialysis, she wound up in the hospital with a painful abdominal ... (Full article: 741 words)

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