The diagnosis is made by tests involving
In foreign countries, patient and their relatives are taught to do hemodialysis at home usually at night time before sleeping. This is done anywhere from 3 to 7nights a week. One has to arrange for a hemodialysis machine, water supply unit, disposable, medicines, and some chemicals. A separate room is also required. The patients remain in touch with their dialysis center by telemetry or otherwise.
CAPD/APD(More commonly known as Home Dailysis or Water Dailysis in India.)
The small plastic catheter is inserted into the patients’ abdomen by a simple surgery. The patients with his attendants are taught how to instill dialysis fluid in his abdomen through this catheter and then drain the used fluid out four hours later. This process has to be done thrice a day with all due precautions.
The advantage of this therapy is that