Treatment of kidney Failure

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Kidney transplant

Peritoneal dialysis

Hemodialysis

Treatment of kidney Failure

Hemodialysis

Hemodialysis purifies and filters the blood through a machine that frees the body temporarily from harmful waste, and salt and excess water.

Peritoneal dialysis

Peritoneal dialysis is another procedure that removes excess water, waste, and chemicals from the body. This kind of dialysis uses the inner membrane that lines the abdomen to filter the blood.

Kidney transplant

In kidney transplantation, a healthy kidney from another person is placed in the patient's body through surgery. The donated kidney fulfills the functions that the two diseased kidneys performed.

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Kidney transplant

A surgeon places the new kidney inside the lower part of the abdomen and connects the renal artery and vein of the patient with those of the new kidney. The patient’s blood flows through the transplanted kidney, which begins to produce urine, as the kidneys of that person did when they were healthy. The new kidney can […]

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Peritoneal dialysis

A mixture of minerals and sugar dissolved in water, called a dialysis solution, is introduced into the abdomen through a soft tube. The sugar, called glucose, extracts waste, chemicals and excess water from the tiny blood vessels of the peritoneum and leads them to the dialysis fluid. After several hours, the solution is removed with the blood […]

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Hemodialysis

In hemodialysis, a special filter called a dialyzer is used that works like an artificial kidney to purify the blood. During treatment, blood passes through tubes into the dialyzer, which filters and removes waste and excess water. Then the purified blood flows back into the body through another series of tubes. The dialyzer is connected to a machine […]