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How Will Dialysis Affect Heart Patient

08/31/2009

Question:

My dad is a diabetic patient gone through a bipass surgery in 1998. Now he is suffering from Kidney Diseases with the creatinine count of 6.5. so I would like to know the affect of dialysis for such a patient and the positive and negative effects of such treatment. Also if possible can I know the procedure for the dialysis?

Answer:

Thank you for visiting NetWellness. A question similar to yours has been previously addressed. The links below will connect you to that information. NetWellness may also have some general information available that you can access through our search feature. Best wishes.

Related Resources:

Take Steps to Keep Your Heart Healthy on Dialysis
Dialysis - National Kidney Foundation

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Response by:

Thomas   Zipp, MD Thomas Zipp, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University