Haemodialysis is a method used to filter the blood when the kidneys are not working properly. It involves the blood passing from the person`s body through a tube to a machine called an artificial kidney or dialyser. The blood flows past a membrane in the machine, which allows waste products to move ...
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a method used to treat kidney failure, in which blood is passed through a machine that purifies it and returns it to the body
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Filtering of blood by an artificial kidney apparatus that removes waste material from the blood, which is returned to the body, in cases of kidney failure
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<nephrology, procedure> The removal of certain elements from the blood by virtue of the difference in the rates of their diffusion through a semipermeable membrane, for example, by means of a haemodialysis machine or filter. ... Origin: Gr. Lysis = dissolution ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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the removal of certain elements from the blood by virtue of the difference in the rates of their diffusion through a semipermeable membrane, e.g., by means of a haemodialyzer.
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hemodialysis, haemodialysis (s); hemodialyses, haemodialyses (pl) 1. A procedure for removing metabolic waste products or toxic substances from the bloodstream by dialysis. 2. Dialysis of the blood to remove toxic substances or metabolic wastes from the bloodstream; used in the case of kidney failu...
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A treatment for kidney failure. The patient's blood is pumped through special tubing to a haemodialysis machine. The machine acts like a kidney, filtering waste products from the blood before returning it to the patient. Haemodialysis usually lasts for 4-6 hours and is done 3 or more times a week.
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1) Dialysis 2) Hemodialysis
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