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Peritoneal Dialysis

We are pleased to announce that Peterborough Regional Health Centre has been designated by the Ontario Renal Network as a Centre of Practice for Peritoneal Dialysis access. Our Regional Renal Program offers a dedicated vascular surgeon for peritoneal catheter insertions. Our Renal Team will provide timely access to assessment and follow-up care for pre and post procedures.

Adult patients that are currently receiving peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis or are followed in a Kidney Care Clinic can be referred to our program for peritoneal dialysis access interventions.

Services we provide include:

  • Dedicated PD clinic for pre and post-surgical assessments, education and follow-up

  • Timely assessment and dedicated OR time

  • Laparoscopic insertion of PD catheters (buried or exposed)

  • Laparoscopic revision or manipulation along with omentopexy and adhesiolysis of currently inserted non-functioning PD catheters

  • Exteriorization of embedded catheters

To refer, please complete a copy of the referral form and fax it with all required documentation to 705-876-5079 attention Krista Morgan.

For questions please contact Krista Morgan (Nurse Navigator) at 705-743-2121 ext. 3770 or email to krmorgan@prhc.on.ca or Debbie Mathew (Body Access Coordinator) at 705-743-2121 ext. 3335 or email dmathew@phrc.on.ca

We look forward to assisting your patients in receiving timely assessment for PD access and follow up care.