Dry Weight in Dialysis

Dry weight

Dialysis is a key treatment approach in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. As we explained in this comprehensive Dialysis Guide before, Dialysis is a method to β€œpartially” assist unwell kidneys with their overall blood-balancing activities. It does so by removing excess fluid and clearing out metabolic waste build-up in the blood alongside unwell kidneys that are unable to do so by themselves.

But how do your medical teams estimate how much fluid you must lose for an effective Dialysis session without causing you any harm?

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That and the whole clinical effort to help you achieve your Dry Weight is what today’s storytelling is about.

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