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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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No: Please have the av shunt checked for leakage and patency.

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Access placement: If you decide to go on hemodialysis, your vascular access should be a arterio-venous fistula (avf). That is normally placed in the non-dominant arm. A... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 22 years experience
Dialysis: Dialysis can be done through the blood (hemodialysis) or through the abdomen (peritoneal dialysis). Hemodialysis involves passing the blood across and... Read More
Dr. Jerry Light
Vascular Surgery 36 years experience
Peritoneal or hemo: There are 2 types of dialysis: hemodialysis and peritoneal. Both are effective but have pros and cons. Hemodialysis is generally done at a dialysis ce... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Carson
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
2: There are 2 types that patients commonly use. "hemodialysis" involves tubes put in the veins, and the blood goes out to a machine that works as an ar... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: Need to know details about your question.Is dialysis iminent ie have you been told that you will end up on dialysis after pregancy since you have chro... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
It's not creatinine: ...That dictates need for dialysis; usually it's electrolytes such as potassium that build up to toxic levels because the kidney cannot get rid of the... Read More
A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 45 years experience
Dialysis: A patient is started on dialysis when their doctor decides that their metabolic disturbances caused bytheir renal failure can no longer be managed wit... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
Nephrology and Dialysis 31 years experience
The neck: The permacath is placed in the internal jugular vein on either the right or left side of the neck. It is generally considered a temporary dialysis ac... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Browne
General Surgery 35 years experience
It's all relative.: A rising creatinine is a sign that your kidneys are failing. Dialysis is a type of kidney replacement therapy which needs to be started when you and y... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Kidney dialysis: Harmful effects of not having dialysis include accumulation of harmful products such as urea and creatinine (uremia). This may eventuate into death.

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