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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
21 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Dialysis: Dialysis can be done through the blood (hemodialysis) or through the abdomen (peritoneal dialysis). Hemodialysis involves passing the blood across and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Carson
28 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ionel Donca
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not sure: Couild you be more explicit , i never heard about that akthough i take care of dialysis patients.
A 87-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
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
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Dr. Reginald Gohh
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Patient-ventilator: I am sure the one you are talking about is when the patient is taking breaths and the ventilator is pushing pressure or air. It results in increased p ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Browne
34 years experience General Surgery
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
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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