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Staff in-center hemodialysis is a treatment for kidney failure that is a process by which blood is filtered through an artifical kidney known as a dialyzer. The blood that remains after it is filtered is then returned to your body. This treatment type takes place in a dialysis clinic and is under the supervision of a care team.
If you decide in-center hemodialysis is right for you, you will normally go to a dialysis clinic 3 times a week for about 3 to 5 hours each treatment. The exact treatment schedule you are to adhere to will depend on the dialysis order your nephrologist prescribes.
This treatment choice may be right for you if you want:
Before each hemodialysis treatment, a few things are done to measure your health and adjust treatment to provide the best possible care.