Hemodialysis, also spelled haemodialysis, commonly called kidney dialysis or
simply dialysis, is a process of purifying the blood of a person whose kidneys are
In hemodialysis, a dialysis machine and a special filter called an artificial kidney,
or a dialyzer, are used to clean your blood. To get your blood into the dialyzer, ...
Jul 26, 2016 ... In hemodialysis, a machine filters wastes, salts and fluid from your blood when
your kidneys are no longer healthy enough to do this work ...
Chronic kidney disease and acute renal failure cause the kidneys to lose their
ability to filter and remove waste and extra fluid from the body. Hemodialysis is a
Hemodialysis is a dialysis treatment option for people who have chronic kidney
disease (CKD) that has progressed to end stage renal disease (ESRD),or kidney
Details the procedures and equipment involved in hemodialysis. Explains
vascular access and dietary issues.
One treatment for kidney failure is called hemodialysis, or “hemo” for short. This
type of treatment uses a machine to clean your blood. Learn more.
Mar 1, 2016 ... Read patient information from MedlinePlus: Dialysis - hemodialysis.
Hemodialysis: A medical procedure to remove fluid and waste products from the
blood and to correct electrolyte imbalances. This is accomplished using a ...
Hemodialysis is the most common method used to treat advanced and
permanent kidney failure. Since the 1960s, when hemodialysis first became a