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Dialysis procedure for kidney failure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   well
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query please
User :   i have one query about dialysis?
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   28,Male,Network Eng,Lucknow,married,Yes
Doctor :   k
User :   so can i go ahead?
Doctor :   sure
User :   well if both the kideny of patient get failed..then what are the chances of survival?
Doctor :   he needs dialysis or renal replacement surgery in long run
User :   ok
Doctor :   chances of survival are none
Doctor :   without any of these
Doctor :   treatment options
User :   all right
Doctor :   just like u need heart to pump blood
Doctor :   kidney functionis essential for removing waste products from body
User :   right now patient is under ialysis
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how old is the patient
User :   65
Doctor :   is he diabetic or hypertensive?
User :   yes he has both problems
Doctor :   that might have resulted in kidney failure
User :   yes
Doctor :   so what do u would like to know about now
User :   what is the tentative cost of renal replacement surgery?
User :   if you tell the cost of dialysis and its required schedule then it is more helpfull to us..
Doctor :   it various from various centre
User :   ok
Doctor :   anywhere between 3-10 lakhs
Doctor :   approx
Doctor :   cost of dialysis as well depends on centre
Doctor :   per session it will cost
User :   ok
Doctor :   800-2000 rs
Doctor :   in bangalore
Doctor :   plus medicines
Doctor :   that will work around 4000 per session
Doctor :   the frequency and duration again depends on the patient
Doctor :   what is required
Doctor :   physical needs
Doctor :   it will some thing like 2-3 sessions per week
Doctor :   usually
Doctor :   on monday, wednesday, and friday something like that
Doctor :   for 4 hours every sessions
Doctor :   sometimes whole night
Doctor :   8 hour session
Doctor :   any doubts?
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   no sir i got everyhting i need to know..
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