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My brother is about tO go into dialasys. His creatine levels

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My brother is about tO go into dialasys. His creatine levels are very high. He may be starting the process tommorow. Which methods is the best, XXXXX XXXXX easiest to do?

He will ned a kidney trasplant at some poimt, He is also a daibetic,

Thanks fir your help.

Sue
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 8 months ago.
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Hi there,
This is Dr. D.J., experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Hemodialysis is the easiest option if your brother has good vascular access.
Initially, central venous access is established to continue dialysis temporarily 3 times a week usually.
Then, a AV fistula is established by the vascular surgeon preferably around the forearm or wrist for permanent dialysis access.
If he does not have good vascular access, then peritoneal dialysis is preferred.
This process involves continuing dialysis through the peritoneal cavity in the abdomen.
Hemodialysis is broadly preferred due to the ease of access.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.


My brother is amazing. This is info for your other patients. On Sunday the Doctor wanted to start the dialysis procedure. Brother said one more test. Can I swim again, yes, his creatrine levels went down. He was swimming 30 laps a day and now he is back at 15.


 


 


May help others to know about more exercise helps. Sue

Expert:  Dr Basu replied 8 months ago.
I am very glad to hear that.
i wish your brother all the best,
I will definitely keep that in mind.

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