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Methods of treating kidney failure.

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Methods of treating kidney failure. Picture How it works Advantages Disadvantages Dialysis In a dialysis machine, the concentration of dissolved substances in the blood is restored. The levels of useful substances (glucose, and minerals ions) ...read more.

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People whose kidneys no longer work can die within weeks without dialysis You have to follow a very carefully controlled diet and there are regular, long sessions connected to the dialysis machine. They are very expensive. ...read more.

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Some people are born with only one working kidney. The main advantage of a kidney transplant is that a patient's quality of life is much better than it would be if they were to be permanently on dialysis. They prevent high blood pressure One of the biggest problems is that the kidney donor maybe rejected by the recipient's immune system. Jonathan Dushyanthan 11P ...read more.

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