What is Hemodialysis and How Does it Work?
Renal replacement therapy or dialysis is a life sustaining treatment that is offered when the kidneys are too damaged to continue to work properly. In this article, we will focus on standard or in center three times weekly hemodialysis, which is the most common type of dialysis performed in the United States. Dialysis options also include home hemodialysis, nocturnal hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis. The decision of what type of dialysis to pursue is a personal decision