Chronic renal failure patients can be self-treated at home

Mr. Mai Hoang Lan (52, Phu Tho) had intended to resign regime when the hemodialysis cyclical at Bach Mai Hospital regularly forced him to miss many days at the agency. Chronic kidney disease of his 3 require dialysis for treatment.


Patient can self-change infusion after receiving instruction of physician

“So far as choosing peritoneal filter method at home, I no longer have to rush to Hanoi for dialysis, and then rushed to the office each week. Nearly two years of treatment at home, I have to go to hospital only once a month to check and aspirate. My health ensure my work issues and private issues. In addition, during the dialysis time, I can still work, remain normal life, not feeling “live on” the machine “- Mr Lan said.

According to Dr. Dinh Thi Kim Dung – Head of Kidney – Urology Department, Bach Mai Hospital, after a catheter placed in the abdominal region at hospital (the path taken filtrate into the abdomen), the patient will be instructed to manipulate, when maturity, he will be discharged from the hospital, outpatient treatment.

According to Dr. Tran Thi Thuy Hanh, Director of Bach Mai Hospital, the overcrowding in hospital and Kidney – Urology Department is somewhat mitigated

is overcrowding in general, in particular kidney specialist is somewhat mitigated by treatment peritoneal filter. Hemodialysis can only be done at the medical central, and peritoneum filtration can be executed at home. The advantage of this special benefit for patients far from hemodialysis center. Instead of renting the inn, then a day went once hemodialysis, peritoneal filtration patients can manipulate by themselves daily at home.

The primary cost for a surgery catheter is 3-5 million Vietnam Dong. After that, the cost of the filtrate, drugs and consumable supplies is 7-8 million Vietnam Dong/month/patient. If you have insurance, insured patients can be paid as regulated (80-100%).

Bach Mai Hospital has successfully implemented peritoneal filter method for more than 200 patients with end-stage chronic renal failure. Patients can call for advice over the telephone 04.38686988 (ext 3544 or 3543).

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