Definitions

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  • n. the use of dialysis to remove waste products from the blood in the case of kidney failure

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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

Etymologies

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From haemo- +‎ dialysis.

Examples

  • In my mind I'm working out a low protein, low sodium diet and the cost of haemodialysis four times a week for a cat.

    A day at the vets...if you hate cats, skip this one

  • In the Free State, a patient with breast cancer would wait 6-8 weeks for surgery and another month for radiation, while a patient with kidney failure and needing haemodialysis might wait a year to obtain a place.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Prof B W J van Rensburg of the internal medicine department is at a congress on haemodialysis in the United States.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The transfer of 600 haemodialysis patients is an unprecedented event.

    BBC News - Home

  • IDC currently treats over 8,200 haemodialysis patients, predominantly in central and eastern Europe and operates a total of 70 clinics in nine countries.

    Reuters: Top News

  • "The disconnection between Mrs Heath's blood supply and the haemodialysis machine did not trigger the alarm or stop the pump ... and this failure caused her death."

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • The hospital has to create a fistula, or surgically enlarged vein, to provide access to the bloodstream for haemodialysis.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • Floege J, Raggi P, Block GA, et al. Study design and subject baseline characteristics in the ADVANCE Study: effects of cinacalcet on vascular calcification in haemodialysis patients.

    Latest News from SYS-CON MEDIA

  • 'Patient meet' in connection with the completion of 1000 haemodialysis for Aarogyasri patients.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Trials of patients with organ transplants, or who needed haemodialysis, were excluded.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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