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In 2012, five days before U of L and UK met in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, a pair of dialysis patients came to blows in a clinic in Georgetown, Kentucky.
Hyperinflation means the center’s staff earns a couple of dollars a month, and the center struggles to afford the $100 ultraviolet light tubes used to disinfect the water necessary for dialysis, said Dr. Raquel Parra, the center’s nephrologist.
Fore Putnam of Burke County wants the kidney for his dad, Trae Putnam, who has been on dialysis for three years because of a rare blood disease, according to a Facebook post.
So people who don't make the headlines, like the chauffeur who drove Katz to her dialysis appointments for 12 years and a manicurist, who made house calls to ensure Katz' nails were bright and shiny up until the end.
Why are dialysis patients having to go back to the hospital?
That meant the downtown Baltimore hospital would see patients with failing kidneys who should have gone to the dialysis center.
Researchers from Johns Hopkins have figured out a way to cure kidneys infected with hepatitis C, which would allow them to be used for dialysis patients in desperate need of a transplant.
So, someone whose life depended on a dialysis machine would no longer be able to use one.
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Definition of dialysis for English Language Learners
medical : the process of removing some of a person's blood, cleaning it, and then returning it to the person's body
medical Definition of dialysis
dialyticplay \ˌdī-ə-ˈlit-ik\ adjective
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