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Dialysis - The National Kidney Foundation

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You need dialysis when you develop end stage kidney failure --usually by the time .... Average life expectancy on dialysis is 5-10 years, however, many patients  ...

What happens if someone stops dialysis? - DaVita

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For many people with kidney failure, dialysis or a kidney transplant enables them to live longer and enjoy their quality of life. However, this may not be the case ...

Insights Into Life Expectancy With and Without Dialysis - Medscape

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Is dialysis appropriate for every patient with kidney disease, particularly older adults? This new study takes a look at the pros and cons of dialysis in this subset of ...

Dialysis: A Poor Option :: Living Kidney Donor Search

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Consequently, the average life expectancy of a person on dialysis is only about 5 years. <sup>1</sup> One out of every 4 patients on dialysis dies of a heart attack.

Patient survival and maintenance dialysis - UpToDate

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Feb 25, 2016 ... Although maintenance dialysis prevents death from uremia, patient ... the range of the expected remaining lifespan in the United States Renal ...

Kidney Dialysis Life Expectancy - LKDN

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Aug 26, 2013 ... Kidney Dialysis Life Expectancy. The term 'dialysis' refers to a treatment option that is suggested for people diagnosed with end-stage renal.

Dialysis in Late Life: Benefit or Burden

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Elderly patients who are on dialysis seem to have a higher burden of .... with those who started dialysis between 1990 and 1994 (average life expectancy 3.19 yr ...

Dialysis - NHS Choices

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If a kidney transplant isn't suitable for you, for example because you're not well enough to have a major operation, dialysis may be needed for the rest of your life  ...

Dialysis: Types and Life Expectancy on Dialysis - MedicineNet

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Nov 12, 2015 ... Dialysis is a procedure that performs many of the normal duties of the kidneys, like filtering waste products from the blood, when the kidneys no ...

Dialysis from the sharp end of the needle: Expected dialysis lifespan ...

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Mar 29, 2008 ... By Bill Peckham What is the expected lifespan of someone who needs dialysis? This is a recurring topic on the discussion boards, listservs and ...

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Consequences of Frequent Hemodialysis: Comparison to ... - NCBI

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The average life expectancy of a person on hemodialysis is less than 3 years and hasn't changed in 20 years. The Hemodialysis (HEMO) trial, a randomized trial ...

Dialysis Raises Hard Questions for Older Patients - The New York ...

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Dec 4, 2013 ... And for those 85 years and older, average life expectancy was two years versus 3.5 years. (The dialysis data is for 2011, and the general ...

Chapter 20: Hemodialysis in Elderly Patients - American Society of ...

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WHAT IS THE LIFE EXPECTANCY OF. ELDERLY HD PATIENTS? Unsurprisingly, mortality is considerably higher for elderly patients on dialysis than for elderly ...