Hemo-Dialysis. How its done. Pinning because it seems like kidney failure is not talked about as much as other diseases. Patients on dialysis typically go to dialysis treatments every other day where they seat hooked up to these machines approx. 3 to 5 hours.
Peritoneal dialysis procedure uses a membrane within our body (peritoneal membrane) as a filter to clear wastes and extra fluid from your body. Unlike hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis brings along a few risks and complications.
Keeping a Single Kidney Healthy Kidneys are one of the most important organs of the human system. Nephrectomy (or surgical removal of a kidney) is sometimes performed as a life-saving procedure to maintain healthy survival. Few indications of nephrectomy are; childhood or adult renal tumors and terminal diseases of kidney (such as polycystic kidney disease). It is