What is Hemodialysis?

It is an artificial method of removing toxins and metabolites from the blood using machines.

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What are the possible reasons Caucasian hemodialysis patients have a lower health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and higher morbidity rate than...

doctor1 MD

Dear User,

I don't have a clear answer on this. One possibility is that mortality among blacks with predialysis chronic kidney disease is much...

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i found your site very interesting..
My father aged 82 is undergoing hemodialysis for the past one month.. he had pneumonia/lung infection...

doctor1 MD

Obviously hemodialysis is far better than peritoneal dialysis. Better control of solutes, electrolytes can be achieved with hemodialysis.

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my mother has a Hb level of 4.1 - 4.2 and she is almost comatose..though her body functions are well monitred, blood pressure level is around 170...

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Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
Her hemoglobin is very low. It may be due to dialysis or some kidney...

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