• centers
  • DaVita dialysis centers and hospital locations in impacted areas continue to receive and treat patients. (davita.com)
  • In another prospective study of 292 PD patients involving 28 dialysis centers, 24.8% PD patients switched to HD during the study period and 40% of those patients switched within the first year and 70% within two years of starting PD [ 8 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • This procedure is typically performed three to four times a week in dialysis centers across different commercial and medical facilities. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • abdominal
  • The dialysis dose can be increased by using a larger fill volume, but only within the limits of the person's abdominal capacity. (nih.gov)
  • 12S-350) The present invention relates to a device to provide passage through the abdominal wall of a patient to allow pertioneal dialysis to be performed, and more particularly to a device that can be inserted in a patient and left there from one dialysis to the next. (google.com)
  • In either case, pain typically starts as a generalized abdominal pain (with involvement of poorly localizing innervation of the visceral peritoneal layer), and may become localized later (with the involvement of the somatically innervated parietal peritoneal layer). (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients
  • There are currently over 130 patients on the peritoneal dialysis (PD) program at LHSC. (lhsc.on.ca)
  • According to PET testing in different populations, approximately 15 percent of patients will be rapid transporters at the start of peritoneal dialysis. (uptodate.com)
  • Diabetic nephropathy has become the leading cause of ESRD in such countries as United States, Canada, Japan, Scandinavia and much of Western Europe, accounting for 30% of new patients and 26% of U.S. dialysis and transplant patients [2, (springer.com)
  • When transplant is not available or is not medically feasible, dialysis therapy becomes inevitable for many of these patients, waiting for renal transplant. (springer.com)
  • Khanna R. Dialysis considerations for diabetic patients. (springer.com)
  • Johnston JR. Maintaining diabetic patients on long-term peritoneal dialysis. (springer.com)
  • Peritoneal dialysis is an excellent and accepted way to treat patients with chronic uremia or acute kidney shutdown. (google.com)
  • Peritoneal dialysis patients require a diet that is rich in high-quality protein and low in phosphorus. (davita.com)
  • Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a treatment option for many people, and it allows patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) to lead active, productive lives without the need to spend hours each week in a dialysis clinic. (davita.com)
  • Patients whose dialysis is impacted by Hurricane Harvey or Hurricane Irma should call 1-800-400-8331 . (davita.com)
  • For example as per USRDS data from 2007, of approximately 368,000 patients undergoing dialysis in the United States (USA), the point prevalence for PD patients was only 7.2% [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Designed for home use, the device was made for ease of use and it works with Baxter's SHARESOURCE online platform that allows clinicians to review patients' dialysis sessions. (medgadget.com)
  • cycler
  • To remove even more wastes, a mini-cycler machine can be used to exchange the dialysis solution once or several times overnight as the patient sleeps. (nih.gov)
  • dialysate
  • The rate of diffusion of any solute or the dialysate-to-plasma ratio of that solute after a timed dwell is related to the perfusion of existing capillaries and the vascularity of (capillary density) a specified peritoneal surface area. (uptodate.com)
  • In some dialysis machines, the urea clearance during dialysis is estimated by testing the ability of the dialyzer to remove a small salt load that is added to the dialysate during dialysis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnosis
  • http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=2048 http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Alcaligenes http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Alcaligenes Malek-Marín T et al (2009) A case of endocarditis of difficult diagnosis in dialysis: could "pest" friends be involved? (wikipedia.org)
  • depends
  • The choice of dialysis therapy depends on such factors as nephrologist's bias, existence of extrarenal disease in the patient, treatment availability and other medical and social factors . (springer.com)
  • feasible
  • In some people, the peritoneum does not allow wastes to enter the dialysis solution efficiently enough to make PD feasible. (nih.gov)
  • solution
  • In the morning, the machine fills the peritoneal cavity again, and the solution stays in the body all day. (kidshealth.org)
  • The type of dialysis that you are having provides some extra calories from the dialysis solution. (empowher.com)
  • Dialysis solution comes in 1.5 percent, 2.5 percent, and 4.25 percent dextrose concentrations. (nih.gov)
  • The dialysis solution used for the long daytime dwell may have a higher concentration of dextrose. (nih.gov)
  • After the solution is left in the peritoneal cavity from 30 to 120 minutes it is drained out and additional solution is introduced into the cavity. (google.com)
  • One of the main problems in peritoneal dialysis has been the lack of a simple `means to put the solution into the peritoneal cavity and then remove it. (google.com)
  • The solution used for peritoneal dialysis is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health system. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cost of dialysis solution in the developing world is about 6.77 to 7.30 USD per two liter bag or about 12,000 USD per year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Icodextrin (INN, USAN) is a colloid osmotic agent, derived from maltodextrin, used in form of an aqueous solution for peritoneal dialysis under the trade name Extraneal, and after gynecological laparoscopic surgery for the reduction of post-surgical adhesions (fibrous bands that form between tissues and organs) under the trade name Adept. (wikipedia.org)
  • mainly
  • Despite encouraging results with renal transplantation which offers a better quality of life and perhaps longer survival than dialysis [4, the majority are treated with dialysis, mainly because of the advanced age of most diabetics and the lack of kidney donors. (springer.com)
  • dose
  • It was developed by Frank Gotch and John Sargent as a way for measuring the dose of dialysis when they analyzed the data from the National Cooperative Dialysis Study. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • For example, people who are very overweight or who have had surgery in the belly area may do best using the other kind of kidney dialysis, called hemodialysis . (kidshealth.org)
  • Diabetes mellitus is the number one cause of kidney failure in the United States, leading many people to need dialysis. (davita.com)
  • With endless amounts of information available these days via the internet, information can become skewed, and misinformation can keep people from choosing a home dialysis option that could improve their overall quality of life. (davita.com)