Kidney Failure

Kidney failure traeatments

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  • Kidney Failure
    • Dialysis
      • In Haemodialysis. blood enters the machine
        • The blood passes through the dialysis fluid which exchanges material
        • heparin is added to stop clotting
    • Transplant
      • Major surgery
        • Host may reject the transplant
          • immune depressant drugs may be needed to avoid an immune response
            • no ethical issue life is easier for patient
              • Donated kidney last up to 5 years
                • Dialysis
                  • In Haemodialysis. blood enters the machine
                    • The blood passes through the dialysis fluid which exchanges material
                    • heparin is added to stop clotting
  • Peritoneal Dialysis is internal the peritoneum acts as a natural dialysis machine
    • Dialysis fluid is inserted into the walls of the abdomen and the surrounding organs
  • Dialysis fluid is inserted into the walls of the abdomen and the surrounding organs
  • Major surgery
    • Host may reject the transplant
      • immune depressant drugs may be needed to avoid an immune response
        • no ethical issue life is easier for patient
          • Donated kidney last up to 5 years

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