Blood purification is one treatment for kidney failure. It is to use certain equipments to remove pathogenic materials so as to purify the blood and treat diseases. It is wider than dialysis and includes hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, plasma exchange, immune adsorption, blood perfusion and hemofiltration.
Dialysis is one renal replacement therapy for end stage renal disease. It is a machine to replace the functions of the failed kidneys to discharge excessive wastes out of the body.Learn More
Hemodialysis is one kind of blood purification technology and it is usually called artificial kidney which helps clear the blood and rectify internal disorders.Learn More
Peritoneal dialysis is to use the peritoneum as semipermeable membrane. The dialysate will be injected into the patients' peritoneal cavity and wastes will be eliminated.Learn More
Plasma exchange is to separate toxins, pathogenic materials and immune complexes from the blood and then fresh plasma or substitute will be supplied.Learn More
Blood perfusion can discharge creatinine, uric acid, phenols, organic acids and many medicines, but can not remove urea, phosphate, water and electrolytes, therefore it is often combined with hemodialysis.Learn More
Hemofiltration is to filter large amount of water and solutes under the pressure of machine pump or the patient's blood pressure and then substitute will be supplied.Learn More