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what is dialysis and its types?

Hemodialysis is the most common form of dialysis and is typically performed in a dialysis center. It uses a machine that filters the blood through a semipermeable membrane, which removes waste products and excess fluids. The cleaned blood is then returned to the body through a vein. Hemodialysis typically takes about 3-4 hours and is typically performed three times a week.

Peritoneal dialysis is a form of dialysis that is performed at home. It uses the lining of the abdomen, called the peritoneum