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  • Treatment options for kidney failure include dialysis, kidney transplantation or supportive care.
  • There are two types of dialysis – peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis.
  • Dialysis can be performed at home, which is less disruptive to lifestyle and may have health benefits.
  • Kidney transplant is a treatment for kidney failure, not a cure.
  • Some people choose supportive care rather than dialysis or kidney transplantation. 

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Reviewed on: 07-11-2019