Can a patient with Crohn’s disease and an ileostomy be a candidate for peritoneal dialysis?

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Patti F, Nurse from Indiana PA asked
Can a patient with Crohn’s disease and an ileostomy be a candidate for peritoneal dialysis?

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Theoretically yes. I think the risk of peritonitis should not be too much higher. Active inflammatory bowel does will increase risk of peritonitis due to transluminal translocation.

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