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Know your dialysis: Blood flow rate and dialysate flow rate by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven called the dialysate flows through the dialysate compartment. The dialysate is prepared by the dialysis... through the dialyzer and the better the blood is cleaned. Similarly, since the dialysate is the fluid...
FDA Safety Communication: Dialysate Concentrates and Alkali Dosing Errors with Hemodialysis by FDA The FDA received a complaint describing alkali dosing errors that occurred during hemodialysis using dialysate concentrates containing acetic acid and acetate. When metabolized, these potential sources
My unit won't let me dialyse at home- Why not? by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert it.  I am very disappointed, particularly as I would have thought dialysing at home was cheaper for the trust. I certainly... after yourself, dialysing when you wanted to in your own home with your family and friends. The National Service...
Dialysible Acute coronary syndrome by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor A 38 year old man presented with  acute breathlessness  and chest pain .His ECG is  posted  below . The ER in charge   medical officer promptly handed over the patient to   STEMI  alert    group (This is how  cardiologists
Myths about Peritoneal Dialysis by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) is a form of dialysis that can be done at home, has fewer diet and fluid restrictions and offers an excellent quality of life. If you were to ask me which dialysis modality I would prefer , medical
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 2 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven "How much more time is Dr. Georgi going to take?" "We don't know, sir. He said he is on his way." It was back to the waiting area. It was the beginning of summer in Chennai and the waiting area had one humble fan. It was a
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 1 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven March 2006, Chennai, India "We're here to meet Dr. Georgi Abraham." "Doctor has not yet come, sir. Please wait. You're the sixth in the list." "Sixth!", I thought to myself. After he comes, it would be a good one hour atle
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 3 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Within a few months I had become quite comfortable with PD. The best part was there were no diet and fluid restrictions. I did put on some weight and flab because of all the glucose that was being absorbed by my body from the
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 5 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven At that point it was decided to remove the PD catheter, give the whole area some rest, let the infections be totally cured and then put in a new catheter. I would need to go back for some time on Hemodialysis after all. Dr.
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 4 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven In December 2004, a few friends and I planned a trip to Mahabalipuram in South India at a beach resort. We reached on Christmas night. The next morning, the tsunami struck (you can find a more elaborate account of this here)

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