Patient fights for better dialysis tr...

Patient fights for better dialysis treatment

There are 2 comments on the Myrtle Beach Online story from May 7, 2011, titled Patient fights for better dialysis treatment. In it, Myrtle Beach Online reports that:

A machine stands in the center of Tony Simmons' world. For 3 1/2 hours, three times a week, the single father of two is tethered to a dialysis machine that removes all his blood through a tube in his arm, stripping the impurities, salt and excess fluid before pumping it back into his body.

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Clover, SC

#1 May 10, 2011
Mr simmons is correct true I feel for those patient because they are not getting good care it is staff in monck corner clinic
Mel Fran

Kansas City, MO

#2 May 6, 2013
Most kidney disease patients who have been in the waiting list for a kidney transplant receive months or even years of dialysis. While there is no questioning the benefits of dialysis, I found some posts at saying that some dialysis drug solutions have actually been tied to serious health problems including cardiac arrest.

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