Hemodialysis – Dr. K Balamukunthan, MD, DM, Consultant Nephrologist

Hemodialysis is the most common modality to do dialysis worldwide. If late there are numerous advancements and developments in the machines
In simple terms dialysis can be described as a blood purification procedure. It is done for patients with various types of kidney diseases in the advanced stage when other modalities of treatment like medicine and diet restrictions fail. During dialysis various toxins which accumulate in renal failure are removed and water and electrolyte imbalances are corrected.