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How is saline hemodialysis performed?
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General Surgery 57 years experience
Using saline: During hemodialysis heparin is used to prevent clotting in the system at entrance ( arterial end ) when blood returns back ( venous end ) unclothed state . Some times heparin is contraindicated ( like reaction to it etc ) then saline is used continuously or intermittent flush to prevent clotting in extracorporeal system .
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Last updated Dec 25, 2015
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