Hemodialysis

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...

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

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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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Hello Doctor,
I am here to get a second opinion about my Dad's renal failure.
Name : Jai Bhagwan Sharma
Age : 61
Sex : Male
Height : 5 Feet 5 Inch...

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A friend of mine was suffering from kidney failure. She went on dialysis and improved so much that the doctor decided to remove her from it for a...

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Greetings. I have creatinine 5.4 not diabetic but have extreme anemia and have hepatitis B . Bp 140/80. I m getting ready for dialysis. Will I get...

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My father has one kidney , (other kidney removed 10 years ago because cancer was found in that kidney) he is on hemodialysis 3 times a week, he had...

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Hi doctor, I am a Dialysis kidney patient aged 64 yrs. started on dialysis recently. S. Creatine before and after dialysis is 11.0 and 5.8 ; I am...

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