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  1. Brenda
  2. Hemodialysis
  3. Monday, 18 November 2013
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Can I use prismaflex machine to perform chronic intermittent hemodialysis?
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Hello,

I would think that using PrismaFlex for conventional dialysis would be prohibitively expensive. The typical dialysate flow rate is 500 cc / min, or roughly 30L per hour, or six 5 litre bags. This would amount to 24 bags for a 4 hr dialysis session. So while theoretically possible, I wouldn't think it's practical.

All the best,

Dr. Jordan Weinstein
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