Table 1.

Possible medical contraindications for peritoneal dialysis

Possible Contraindication
Abdominal problems
 Extensive abdominal adhesions
 Multiple abdominal surgeries
 Colostomy
 Uncorrected hernias
 Inflammatory or ischemic bowel disease
 Extensive diverticulitis
 Massive polycystic kidneys
Morbid obesity
Severe pulmonary disease
Severe lumbar disc problem
History of severe noncompliance