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Diseases » Kidney Dialysis » Summary
 

What is Kidney Dialysis?

What is Kidney Dialysis?

Using a dialysis machine to remove toxic waste from the blood of a patient who has acute or chronic renal failure. A healthy ...more »

  • Kidney Dialysis: The process by which toxic compounds from the blood are removed.

Kidney Dialysis: Introduction

Types of Kidney Dialysis:

Types of Kidney Dialysis:

Broader types of Kidney Dialysis:

How many people get Kidney Dialysis?

Prevalance of Kidney Dialysis: 287,494 people in the USA 2001 (United States Renal Data System 2003 Annual Data Report, 2003)
Prevalance Rate of Kidney Dialysis: approx 1 in 946 or 0.11% or 287,493 people in USA [about data]

How serious is Kidney Dialysis?

Prognosis of Kidney Dialysis: Moderate. NIDDK dialysis 5 years survival 31.3%; 10 years (1989-1999): 8.7%
Complications of Kidney Dialysis: see complications of Kidney Dialysis
1-year survival rate for Kidney Dialysis: probability of 77.8 survive 1 year of dialysis in the USA 2000-2001(United Network for Organ Sharing, 2003)
2-year survival rate for Kidney Dialysis: probability of 62.9 survive 2 years of dialysis in the USA 1999-2001 (United Network for Organ Sharing, 2003)
5-year survival rate for Kidney Dialysis: probability of 31.9 survive 5 years of dialysis in the USA 1996-2001 (United Network for Organ Sharing, 2003)
10-year survival rate for Kidney Dialysis: probability of 9.0 survive 10 years of dialysis in the USA 1991-2001(United Network for Organ Sharing, 2003)

What causes Kidney Dialysis?

Causes of Kidney Dialysis: see causes of Kidney Dialysis

What are the symptoms of Kidney Dialysis?

Complications of Kidney Dialysis: see complications of Kidney Dialysis

Kidney Dialysis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Kidney Dialysis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Kidney Dialysis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Kidney Dialysis: Nephrologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Kidney Dialysis.
Treatments for Kidney Dialysis: see treatments for Kidney Dialysis
Research for Kidney Dialysis: see research for Kidney Dialysis

Organs Affected by Kidney Dialysis:

Organs and body systems related to Kidney Dialysis include:

Name of Kidney Dialysis

Main name of condition: Kidney Dialysis

Kidney Dialysis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Kidney Dialysis:

 

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