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When a person undergoes kidney dialysis what is happening and why is the procedure preformed?

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Dr. Kalyani Perumal
Nephrology and Dialysis 30 years experience
Filter: Dialysis does the work of kidneys, acts like kidney filter. Removes the extra fluid and wastes, toxins that accumulate in the body.

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