And so today we're going to switch to a mode called continuous venovenous hemodialysis, which is a very gentle form of dialysis on the kidneys, and what we hope will provide the most stable environment for his neurologic support as well as for his continued renal improvement.
Dialysis, sometimes called hemodialysis, can be performed as either an inpatient or outpatient procedure, although it's usually administered at a medical facility of some kind.
Other measures to enhance elimination, such as hemodialysis and hemoperfusion are not indicated, as they do not alter the course of coma, and in fact, may lead to complications. 3
It's anticipated that these membranes could find use in a variety of medical and environmental health applications, such as hemodialysis filters and implantable sensors.
Fresenius Medical Care is also the world's leading provider of dialysis products such as hemodialysis machines, dialyzers and related disposable products.