continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis
- continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis
- (CCPD) a procedure similar to continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis but taking place at night using a machine to make several fluid exchanges automatically; two liters of dialysate fluid are left in the peritoneal cavity during the daytime to facilitate one additional fluid exchange.
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