Has anyone else on Peritoneal Dialysis had to have a PET test? If so, how is the test done? How long were you doing PD before the test was done? I would really appreciate any information you can give me.
Here’s an article from Home Dialysis Central by Dr. Twardowski who developed the PET (peritoneal equilibration test):
Here’s a simple explanation of the PET from a British website:
You can also read about the PET in Module 4 of Kidney School:
The PET is usually done within the first couple of months after someone starts on PD and may be done as needed later.