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How long does a hemodialysis treatment typically take?
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Dr. Anthony Cusano
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Dialysis time
The time or takes for hemodialysis depends on how large you are, how much fluid needs to be removed, the quality of the access you have, and the type of dialysis filter and machine set up.
Usually the time needed for a reatment runs between 3 and 4 1/2 hours.3 times per week. Home dialysis is gentler and done more often.

In brief: Dialysis time
The time or takes for hemodialysis depends on how large you are, how much fluid needs to be removed, the quality of the access you have, and the type of dialysis filter and machine set up.
Usually the time needed for a reatment runs between 3 and 4 1/2 hours.3 times per week. Home dialysis is gentler and done more often.
Dr. Anthony Cusano
Dr. Anthony Cusano
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Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
In brief: Depends
Most patients in the United States undergo hemodialysis between three to four hours, three times a week.
Some patients with increased body mass may have to go for a longer period of time. Recent data suggests, that short dialysis treatments may be deleterious, and thus treatment times of less than 3.5 hours may become less prevalent.

In brief: Depends
Most patients in the United States undergo hemodialysis between three to four hours, three times a week.
Some patients with increased body mass may have to go for a longer period of time. Recent data suggests, that short dialysis treatments may be deleterious, and thus treatment times of less than 3.5 hours may become less prevalent.
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
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