I assume Hemodiaysis ? and I am one of 225 kidney patients I have ESRD at a local diaysis center the time for each is different according to how much the kidneys still do or if they do anything Pessonally i spend 4 hours on the machine 3 days a week but have friends there that only need 2 to 3 hours and some are more than 4 hours so it all depends on how sever the illness how good a connection between you and the equipment which way you are connected to it and what part of the body your access is connected to I started out with an emergency access via a cathitor in my caradid atrery and that was used for me for 6 months ( no showers and had to keep that area hyper clean to avoid infections. I had an access made in my Left arm where a vascuar surgen connected an artery to a vein this connection is called a fistula this is where 2 needles are installed in line and basicly it allows the machine to circulate my blood outside my body in that machine to filter it ( thats Hemodilysis)
thier are other forms of dialysis but im not experienced in that so cant be of value trying to give an answer to any thing i havent delt with since Oct 2009
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