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separation of substances in solution by means of their unequal diffusion through semipermeable membranes

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Dialysis is the treatment method for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) or kidney injury until they get kidney transplant and, for lifetime in case of transplant kidney rejection and lack of kidney donors.
Abu Dhabi -- Twenty-seven children with kidney problems are currently undergoing dialysis in Abu Dhabi, 11 of them going to the hospital four times a week for a four-hour haemodialysis and 16 for peritoneal dialysis.
End stage renal disease is when body systems are so compromised that critical life systems can only be maintained through dialysis or renal transplantation.
The 20-station outpatient renal center will provide high-flux hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis to kidney patients.
A proportion of such persons will have or develop renal failure requiring renal replacement therapy (hemodialysis or continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis [CAPD]).
Water treatment normally removes toxic cells or deactivates the toxins, but the water used at the dialysis center had not been fully treated.
To test the new dialysis machine, scientists removed the kidneys from 12 dogs.
You need dialysis when you develop end stage kidney failure--usually by the time you lose about 95 percent of your kidney function.
represented The Lower Manhattan Dialysis Center, Inc.
The preference for transplants by Medicare is probably based on past difficulties in controlling dialysis center costs and on the improved medical outcomes at lower costs in the tranplantation program.
Nighttime dialysis is an increasingly popular option that allows patients to receive treatments overnight, while sleeping or resting.
They're spending their days at home or in a hospital on dialysis machines, waiting and praying for a kidney donor.
For example, many dialysis patients are constantly jarred from sleep by brief episodes of interrupted breathing, called sleep apnea, and involuntary muscle twitching.
The two major therapies embraced by the ESRD program are renal dialysis and kidney transplantation.
com/research/75b0eb/global_dialysis_ma) has announced the addition of the "Global Dialysis Market Report: 2011 Edition" report to their offering.