Dialysis

When your kidneys are healthy, they clean your blood. They also make hormones that keep your bones strong and your blood healthy. When your kidneys fail, you need treatment to replace the work your kidneys used to do. Unless you have a kidney transplant, you will need a treatment called dialysis.
What is Dialysis?

Dialysis is a treatment method that replicates the function of the kidneys when they are failing. In healthy individuals, the kidneys work to filter and remove waste products, excess fluid, salts and toxins from the blood.

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Left behind: Medicaid patients say rides to doctors don’t always come

New technique could allow more diseases to be safely treated by nanomedicine

New technique could allow more diseases to be safely treated by nanomedicine

California ballot will be heavy on health care

California ballot will be heavy on health care

Big Tuna and automated buffer exchange: An interview with Unchained Labs

Big Tuna and automated buffer exchange: An interview with Unchained Labs

Additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses elicit robust seroresponse among patients receiving maintenance dialysis

Additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses elicit robust seroresponse among patients receiving maintenance dialysis

Significant gaps found in nutrition-related care for patients with kidney disease

Significant gaps found in nutrition-related care for patients with kidney disease

Double-dose mRNA COVID vaccines effective among dialysis patients

Double-dose mRNA COVID vaccines effective among dialysis patients

Researchers discover antibodies that neutralize omicron and other SARS-CoV-2 variants

Researchers discover antibodies that neutralize omicron and other SARS-CoV-2 variants

Retransplantation may provide better survival over dialysis after failed first kidney transplant

Retransplantation may provide better survival over dialysis after failed first kidney transplant

Sandwich automated buffer exchange into protein, AAV or LNP workflows with         Big Tuna

Sandwich automated buffer exchange into protein, AAV or LNP workflows with Big Tuna

COVID-19 patients with abrupt kidney function decline more likely to die during hospitalization

COVID-19 patients with abrupt kidney function decline more likely to die during hospitalization

A Day in the Life of a Medical Devices Expert

A Day in the Life of a Medical Devices Expert

Long term vaccine response following Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination in hemodialysis patients

Long term vaccine response following Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination in hemodialysis patients

High-dose intravenous iron reduces heart attacks in hemodialysis patients

High-dose intravenous iron reduces heart attacks in hemodialysis patients

Ethics of using hospital resources on unvaccinated-by-choice severe COVID-19 patients

Ethics of using hospital resources on unvaccinated-by-choice severe COVID-19 patients

SARS-CoV-2 can directly invade human kidney cells, research shows

SARS-CoV-2 can directly invade human kidney cells, research shows

UK's leading health charities team up to encourage vulnerable people to get COVID-19 vaccines

UK's leading health charities team up to encourage vulnerable people to get COVID-19 vaccines

Study compares immune responses of patients with and without kidney failure after COVID-19 vaccination

Study compares immune responses of patients with and without kidney failure after COVID-19 vaccination

Study reveals extra burden of COVID-19 adverse events in end-stage kidney disease patients

Study reveals extra burden of COVID-19 adverse events in end-stage kidney disease patients

Anticoagulants to prevent strokes do not provide adequate protection for hemodialysis patients

Anticoagulants to prevent strokes do not provide adequate protection for hemodialysis patients