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Effective Clearance of Vermic Toxins by Haemodialyzer with Small Surface Area

M.Chandrasekar, M.Arthi, M.G.Jayathangaraj, Stella Esther and S.Nethaji

Centre for Advanced Faculty Training in Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Madras Veterinary College, TANUVAS, Chennai - 600 007

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal October 2019 : 96 (10) - pages 69 to 71
(Received: May, 2019, Accepted: June, 2019)


Dogs presented to Madras Veterinary College Teaching Hospital with history of anorexia, vomiting and diarrhoea was subjected for preliminary hemato biochemical examination, radiography and ultrasonography. Dogs having elevated values of blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine were subjected to Intermittent hemodialysis (IHD) by using commercial hemodialyser with the surface area 0.2 m2, 0.5m2 and 1.0m2. Efciency of the hemodialyzer and the treatment process was evaluated.

Key Words: Intermittent hemodialysis, kidney disease, small animals

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