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Haemodilaysis is the most crucial stage of Kidney disease. It is recommended when kidney stops functioning or shows signs of failure. Haemodialysis is an artificial processwherein a machineremoves waste products and extra build-up fluid in the blood. If not removed, it can become highly toxic for the patient. Haemodialysis is performed until a kidney donor is not available. A patient need up to go under dialysis at-least 3 times a week.
Yoashoda Hospitals, with its multi-disciplinary world class amenities offer advanced treatment in Kidney related ailments and Dialysis process. The Nephrology department is known for its highly skilled and globally renowned team of doctors and experts who not only specialises in conducting major kidney surgeries but has a high success rate in kidney transplant procedures and haemodialysis.
Our dialysis services are not only limited to our premises; we have the facility of reaching out to you at your home and conducting the dialysis within the comfort of your home. The service is available online.
Why does one need Haemodialysis?
Dialysis as opposed to common belief, not the end of the life, it is just a procedure which helps you in waiting till you get the right kidney donor. Dialysis is essential once a patient reach closer to the kidney failure stage. Dialysis is not a choice; it becomes a necessity when kidneys fail to work.
How is haemodialysis done?
In the haemodialysis process, a machine used to purify your blood for you instead of kidney. A catheter is attached to of the larger veins of a patient. The expert has to be careful as continuous use of catheter sometimes results in clot formation. After the catheter is attached, the tube connected to it will be attached to dialysis machine. The patient will be asked to lay down for the procedure. The machine extract blood from your body purifies it and the purified blood then goes back into your body.
How much time does haemodialysis take?
It generally takes 3-4 hours for the whole process to complete. It can vary depending on the condition of your kidney. If your kidneys are partially functioning then it may take lesser time.
How many times is haemodialysis process required?
In any case, haemodialysis should be taken three times a week.
Are there any restrictions on diet?
Yes, diet becomes a major part when kidneys are affected. Any food that can hamper your kidneys becomes a strict no. For instance, food with high potassium, phosphate and sodium is not allowed for kidney patients. Yashoda Hospitals, assign a dedicated dietician for each patient who is undergoing haemodialysis. The dietician not only prepares a diet chart but also monitors the patients on regular basis. Apart from that, there will be strict monitoring on fluid intake.
What are the risks of haemodialysis?
Catching infection is one of the major risks of haemodialysis. But, at Yashoda, the highly experienced nursing staff and doctors are well-trained to conduct these kinds of procedure.