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Can someone with less than 95% of kidney function survive on dialysis treatment?

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Dr. Ali Saberi
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In brief: Yes

That would be the reason to get on dialysis as the kidneys are not clearing out the toxins, so the dialysis machine does that.
2 types of dialysis-PD&HD. Older people-above 70, tend get really wiped out after HD treatments which are 3 times a week. Survival time also depends on underlying other disease states and current functional status.

In brief: Yes

That would be the reason to get on dialysis as the kidneys are not clearing out the toxins, so the dialysis machine does that.
2 types of dialysis-PD&HD. Older people-above 70, tend get really wiped out after HD treatments which are 3 times a week. Survival time also depends on underlying other disease states and current functional status.
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