Explain the term hemodialysis

Explain the term hemodialysis?




Hemodialysis is an artificial blood filtration made up by particular machines in replacement of the kidneys. Hemodialysis might be essential in patients suffering from diseases which cause renal failure, such as diabetic renal complications, lupic renal complications and many others. Throughout hemodialysis, the blood of the patient is deviated to filtering machine and after the filtration it returns to body.

Hemodialysis is usually done two, three or more times a week in a procedure which takes several hours. At times kidney transplantation is an alternativeto hemodialysis.

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