Kidney Dialysis

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Dr Ashok Sarin

DR. ASHOK SARIN is Specialist in Kidney Diseases, Dialysis and Transplantation, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi

Post MD : Trained at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Dialysis is of two types.
1. Hemo-Dialysis
2. Peritoneal-Dialysis.

Hemo-Dialysis is done for acute kidney failure and chronic renal failure. In acute renal failure we introduce a catheter in the femoral vein or internal jugular vein.  
The dialysis removes the excess urea and creatinine and other waste products. This is a temporary form of dialysis and is done till the kidneys of the patient recover.
Hemo-Dialysis in chronic renal failure is done when the both the kidneys of the patient have been damaged permanently. This should be done three times a week.

Peritoneal Dialysis also known as CAPD is a form of dialysis which can be done at home by the patient. A special catheter is introduced in the peritoneal cavity and dialysis fluid is run into this cavity where it stays for 4 hours and then the patient drains out this fluid. 
Dialysis takes place inside the peritoneal cavity and urea creatinine and other waste products are removed.
Kidney Anatomy

Kidney Anatomy

kidneys Left & Right

Left & Right Kidneys

Dr. Ashok Sarin
Senior Consultant Nephrologist
Kidney Transplant Specialist

Address ( Office ) :
Deptt. of Nephrology,
Apollo Hospital,
Sarita Vihar, New Delhi, India.
(Gate No. 10, Room: 1005,
Ground Floor)

Timings (Office)
Mon., Tue., Sat. : 2 pm - 6 pm
Wed., Thu., Fri. : 10 am - 2 pm 



Contacts No. :
09810134530, 09810318267,
011-4130-6241, 011-2686-2859

Email ID :
drashoksarin@gmail.com


South Delhi Clinic :
C-5/22, SDA,
Opposite IIT Gate (Behind SDA Market),
New Delhi 110016
(BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)