In hemodialysis, blood is pumped out of the patient's body to an artificial kidney machine
and returned to its body by pipes that are attached to the machine.
They were made by the Western Isles Kidney Patient Association (WIKPA) and the Western Isles Kidney Machine
The programme, dated January 8th when the game was originally planned for, explains that Ken, from Alderminster, needed a life-saving kidney machine
which would cost PS7,000.
Good cause Youngsters from Camp Place, Callander, Val Roberts (12), Shona Adie (12), Janice Edwards (10), Colin Edwards (13), Andy Anderson (12), Robert Mclean (14) and Peter McDonald, nine, raised PS35 for a kidney machine
fund when in July, 1978, they held a fete.
'In hemodialysis, blood is pumped out of your body to an artificial kidney machine
, and returned to your body by tubes that connect you to the machine,' NKF explains.
There are two types of dialysis: haemodialysis where blood is pumped out of the body to an artificial kidney machine
and returned to the body by tubes connected to the machine; and peritoneal dialysis in which the inside lining of the belly acts as a natural filter and wastes are taken out by means of a cleansing fluid called dialysate, which is washed in and out of the belly in cycles.
If you would like to help Bethan and Chris fundraise for the new kidney machine
, contact Bethan on 07807 096 673.
Blood is pumped by a kidney machine
from your body through a filter attached to the side of the machine.
Matthew has to travel to Glasgow with his family three times a week to be hooked up to a kidney machine
. He has a line in his neck and can't play outside in case it's knocked out.
I was on a restricted diet and had to go on a kidney machine
Dialysis is a life-extending procedure that, for most patients with kidney failure, involves sitting in a chair three or more times a week connected to an artificial kidney machine
. Blood is cleansed by exchanging fluid and electrolytes across a membrane during each three- to four-hour session.