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In serious kidney disease, kidney function becomes woefully inadequate. In such a situation, it is by the process of "Dialysis" that waste products and excess fluids are removed from the blood. When this occurs using a machine is called hemodialysis, whereas dialysis using the natural filtering membrane of the body called "Peritoneum" is called Peritoneal Dialysis.

Want to learn more on the process of dialysis, its different types and its advantages and disadvantages? Get the lowdown on Medindia’s support group for dialysis.


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Azotemia (High Blood Nitrogen Levels) - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
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