What is Hemodialysis And Why It’s Needed?

The kidneys help in the the all-important role of removing waste and extra fluid from the body. However, this ability is hampered when one is facing a chronic kidney disease or an acute kidney injury. In cases of acute renal failure, the kidneys are unable to function properly thus leave the body to deal with wastes. This is where hemodialysis helps as it’s an artificial way to get this waste out of the body. In hemodialysis process, doctors use a man-made device, called a dialyzer or membrane to perform the…

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