Saturday, August 6, 2011

How Much Dialysis is Adequate Dialysis?

A very difficult question indeed!! I would prefer to say that NO dialysis adequately replaces the function of the normal kidney. A normal kidney works every second, every minute, 60mins per hour, 1440 minutes in a day, i.e. around 10000 minutes a week. Most ESRD patients in the world are on thrice weekly - 4 hour sessions,