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  • n. A procedure for removing metabolic waste products or toxic substances from the bloodstream by dialysis.

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  • n. Alternative form of haemodialysis.

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  • n. dialysis of the blood to remove toxic substances or metabolic wastes from the bloodstream; used in the case of kidney failure


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  • And so today we're going to switch to a mode called continuous venovenous hemodialysis, which is a very gentle form of dialysis on the kidneys, and what we hope will provide the most stable environment for his neurologic support as well as for his continued renal improvement.

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  • Dialysis, sometimes called hemodialysis, can be performed as either an inpatient or outpatient procedure, although it's usually administered at a medical facility of some kind.

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  • Other measures to enhance elimination, such as hemodialysis and hemoperfusion are not indicated, as they do not alter the course of coma, and in fact, may lead to complications. 3


  • Fresenius Medical Care also is the world's leading provider of dialysis products such as hemodialysis machines, dialyzers and related disposable products.

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  • It's anticipated that these membranes could find use in a variety of medical and environmental health applications, such as hemodialysis filters and implantable sensors.

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  • By the end of the first year, the fellow will be competent in performing percutaneous renal biopsies and prescribing acute dialysis (peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, continuous hemofiltration) and chronic dialysis.

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  • Vascular access for hemodialysis and access for peritoneal dialysis

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  • Oral doses are rapidly and completely absorbed, with peak levels reached after 29 to 90 minutes; however, bioavailability is low due to a hepatic first-pass effect. 6 The pharmacokinetics are not significantly affected by gender, age, renal failure or hemodialysis beginning one hour after drug administration.


  • Changes in mental status can be subtle (i.e., drowsiness), can indicate severe salicylate toxicity and the need for hemodialysis.

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