Dialysis is a procedure to remove waste products and excess fluid from the blood when the kidneys is not functioning well. There are two types of dialysis procedure, i.e. hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Dialyzers are primarily used by the medical professionals while performing hemodialysis. Pritoneal dialysis is the surgery to place catheter in stomach.
Currently, dialysis is the only renal replacement therapy available to purify a patient’s blood. Simply explained, dialysis separates and removes toxins and excess water from the blood by diffusion. Although many technological advances in dialysis have taken place since its appearance in the 1943, to date, the methodology has remained virtually unchanged.