Category: Medical Consumables

Dialyzers Reusable or for single-use only 0

Dialyzers: Reusable or for single-use only?

Dialyzers are used during hemodialysis, a procedure used to purify the blood of a patient whose kidneys are malfunctioning. When kidneys stop performing their usual functions of blood purification and urine generation, the dialyzers serve as the replacement.  Therefore, they are also known as artificial kidneys. In a hemodialysis procedure, patients are required to sit for multiple treatment sessions. As dialyzers are used in each sitting, there’s a debate as to whether they can...

Tips for buying dialyzers online 0

Tips for buying dialyzers online

A dialyzer is used in hemodialysis, a procedure done when the kidneys fail to perform its normal functions of filtering the blood and producing urine. In hemodialysis, the dialyzers replace the organs and perform the required tasks. Hemodialysis is a lengthy procedure. The patient has to sit in one place for three to four hours, connected to the dialysis machine for the entire duration. Therefore, hospitals and medical establishments that provide hemodialysis treatments should...

Understanding dialysis and how a dialyzer works 0

Understanding dialysis and how a dialyzer works

Dialysis is a medical procedure which is conducted when a person has chronic kidney failure. Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis procedures replicate some of the essential functions of the kidneys. These include the removal of waste products like various toxins, surplus salt and other impure liquids from the body. One of the key components of a dialysis procedure is a dialyzer. It is an artificial filter which consists of fine fibers. The fibers are hollow...

All you need to know about dialyzers and hemodialysis 0

All you need to know about dialyzers and hemodialysis

Kidneys are one of the most important organs of the human body. It performs multiple functions, including purification of blood and urine generation. Hemodialysis is performed when kidneys malfunction or fail to execute its functions. The procedure is done via a hemodialysis machine which replicates the functions of the kidneys. The device filters the bloodstream of toxins and also maintains electrolyte balance. Hemodialysis is usually done when only 10-15% of kidney functions are working....

Benefits of recycling medical consumables 0

Benefits of recycling medical consumables

Medical waste as defined by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) refers to ‘any solid waste that is generated in the diagnosis, treatment, or immunization of human beings or animals, in research pertaining thereto, or the production or testing of biologicals.’ An inadequate medical waste management system can lead to the spread of various infections and diseases. In an attempt to prevent such serious consequences, recycling of medical consumables has been identified as an appropriate...

Developments Driving Medical Consumables for Dialysis 0

Developments Driving Medical Consumables for Dialysis

Consumables for DialysisInnovation has been the buzzword across industries for quite some time. The dialysis services market, too, has been no different owing to the technological integration in medical consumables essential for treatment. Currently, the Indian dialysis market shows great potential for further incremental growth in the near future. It is also expected to reach a CAGR of 9.4% and touch the US $17.6 billion marks by 2020. Let’s discuss the developments dominating the medical...