A 40-year-old member asked:
how does creatinine level come to normal for a kidney patient on dialysis?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Kalyani Perumal answered
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Filter, toxins: Dialysis does the work of kidney- removing fluids andtoxins.Electrolytes move along the concentration gradient, so toxins which are high in the blood, goes to the dialysate solution.Creatinine is removed from the blood during dialysis, so these levels are low in the patient after dialysis.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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