Sodium and Hemodialysis

  title={Sodium and Hemodialysis},
  author={Satish Kumar},
The original dialysate sodium prescription was 126.5 mEq/L (Kolff, 1947). Before volumetric controlled ultrafiltration, sodium was removed primarily, slowly and most predictably by diffusion. With the development of high flux dialysis membranes, dialysate osmolality asserted a faster and more dramatic effect on serum osmolality. Hypotonic dialysate rapidly… CONTINUE READING