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Abeer Fatima
Abeer Fatima10 months ago
Complications of Dialysis

Complications of Dialysis

Dialysis is indicated in case of renal failure. The process involves a machine called dialyzer that purifies the blood by removing waste products and excess fluid. While dialysis improves the quality of life, it may come with few complications such as: - HYPOTENSION - MUSCLE CRAMPS - SLEEP PROBLEMS - ANEMIA - ITCHING - HYPERTENSION - FLUID OVERLOAD - BONE DISEASES SECONDARY TO VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY - INFECTION, ANEURYSM, OR BLOCKAGE OF AV FISTULA - AMYLOIDOSIS - HYPERKALEMIA OR HYPOKALEMIA - PERICARDITIS - DEPRESSION Reference: https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/hemodialysis/about/pac-20384824 Image via: https://www.britannica.com/science/dialysis-hemodialysis

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