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A 49-year-old member asked:

How are the machines cleaned for hemodialysis?

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Dr. John Kim
Dr. John Kimanswered
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Depends: The hd machines have removable tubes and filters that are only used once. After hemodialysis the tubes and filters that are in contact with blood are thrown out and exchanged for new ones.

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