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A teenage boy receiving hemodialysis treatment with labels

View full-sized image Picture of a teenage boy receiving hemodialysis treatment. Labels point to the dialyzer, where filtering takes place; hemodialysis machine; a tube where unfiltered blood flows to the dialyzer; and a tube where filtered blood flows back to the patient.
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Picture of a teenage boy receiving hemodialysis treatment. Labels point to the dialyzer, where filtering takes place; hemodialysis machine; a tube where unfiltered blood flows to the dialyzer; and a tube where filtered blood flows back to the patient.

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Picture of a teenage boy receiving hemodialysis treatment. Labels point to the dialyzer, where filtering takes place; hemodialysis machine; a tube where unfiltered blood flows to the dialyzer; and a tube where filtered blood flows back to the patient.

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Hemodialysis uses a special filter called a dialyzer to remove wastes and extra fluid from the blood.

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