Peritoneal Dialysis May Help Stop AIP Attacks

Peritoneal Dialysis May Help Stop AIP Attacks

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Peritoneal Dialysis May Help Stop AIP Attacks

Acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) attacks can be stopped by regular peritoneal dialysis, a treatment that eliminates waste products by rinsing the inner abdomen, as reported in a case study. According to researchers, this study suggests that peritoneal dialysis may be used both as a preventive treatment and during AIP attacks. The study, “Peritoneal dialysis resulting in discontinuance of recurring attacks of acute intermittent porphyria: A case report,” was published in the journal Seminars in Dialysis.…

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