Other terms of Dialysis, are Hemodialysis or Kidney Dialysis, or Renal Dialysis.
Dialysis is the process of removing blood from a patient who has kidney disease, to purify the blood and return it to the patient’s bloodstream.
The artificial kidney or hemodialyzer is a machine that provides the means to remove toxins and other unwanted substances from the blood.
During end stage kidney disease the body no longer functions normally and cannot get rid of extra water and waste products, hence you will need to regularly visit your nearest Dialysis center to undergo dialysis treatment.
It is a major life change when you start dialysis as it must be done for the rest of your life. Only when you decide to get a kidney transplant, can dialysis stop.
One of the benefits of Hemodialysis is that it can be carried out in the comfort of the patient’s home. Undergoing Dialysis improves the quality of a patient’s overall health lifestyle.