A method of dialysis in which blood from a patient's body is circulated through an external device or machine and then returned to the patient's bloodstream. Such an artificial kidney machine is usually designed to remove fluids and metabolic end products from the bloodstream by placing the blood in contact with a semi-permeable membrane, which is bathed on one side by an appropriate chemical solution, referred to as dialysate.

Learn more about medical coding and billing, training, jobs and certification.

Looking for Exhibiting Opportunities or Group Discounts?

Contact us at 844-825-1679.

Which certification is right for you?

Call 877-290-0440 or have a career counselor call you.

Which books are right for you?

Call 877-524-5027 to speak to a representative.