Many patients rely on hemodialysis as a lifeline when managing chronic kidney disease (CKD). Hemodialysis helps remove waste products and excess fluid from the blood when the kidneys can no longer perform this vital function. To undergo hemodialysis, patients need a reliable and well-functioning access site. This access site is like a gateway, allowing the...
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For individuals with kidney failure, dialysis serves as a lifeline, enabling the removal of waste and excess fluids from the body. Dialysis access, the pathway that allows blood to flow in and out during the procedure, is crucial for the effectiveness of this treatment. However, like any medical intervention, dialysis access can present complications that...
Understanding the various types of dialysis access is crucial for patients undergoing dialysis. Learn more in this blog.
To ensure your access site's longevity and proper function, adopt good maintenance practices for your dialysis access site.
Dialysis access is the site on a patient's body where blood is removed and returned during dialysis treatment.
This blog explores what patients should know about the types of dialysis access and tips to care for it properly.