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When dialysis is better?

Jan 20, 2018

Dialysis and kidney transplantation are common treatments in patients with end-stage renal disease, dialysis including hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Due to the high demands of patients on kidney transplantation, there are some risks and are expensive. Many patients choose to dialysis, then, when dialysis is better? What kind of dialysis should choose? Let's take a look at it.

When dialysis is better? Some people think that the later the dialysis started, the better, in fact, should choose the right time to start dialysis treatment, to avoid dialysis timing too late, serious complications. What kind of dialysis should choose? The choice of dialysis mode, according to the patient's own situation and the characteristics of the two dialysis methods to decide. Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis are not antagonistic to each other, but complement each other, can be converted to each other - when the failure of peritoneal dialysis due to peritonitis, ultrafiltration failure, can be converted to hemodialysis; when the patient can not establish vascular access and can not When hemodialysis, can be converted to peritoneal dialysis.

Hemodialysis patients need to be operated by a professional health care worker three times a week for 4-5 hours each time. Peritoneal dialysis is the application of the human body's own peritoneal membrane as a semipermeable membrane, by dialysate into the peritoneal cavity to remove the body's metabolic waste, toxins and excess water, correct acidosis and electrolyte imbalance.

When dialysis is better? Dialysis time should not be too late, patients need according to their own situation, under the guidance of a doctor, choose the appropriate dialysis time to avoid deterioration. If you have other questions, you can consult our online doctor or give us a message, we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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