Types of dialysis supply
In terms of the Report on dialysis treatment and kidney transplants in Germany of the Project Office "Quality Control in Renal Replacement Therapy (Quasi-Niere gGmbH):
There are different procedures of dialysis: Centre dialysis: dialysis treatment of patients inside of a dialysis facility who require permanent presence of a practitioner. LC-dialysis (limited care): the patient is inside of a dialysis facility and performs the dialysis largely independently. Partly-inpatient dialysis: a dialysis procedure of patients, in whom on additional health risk requries close monitoring and an opportunity to take the patient to an intensive care unit if necessary. Inpatient dialysis: a dialysis procedure for patients, who are hospitalized because of a severe illness, even if not dependent on dialysis.
Selected information about Types of dialysis supply:
- Kidney substitute therapy, dialysis patients (1997-2006)
- Kidney substitute therapy, places for hemodialysis (1997-2006)
- Renal replacement therapy, new cases (starting 2010)
- Renal replacement therapy, treatment procedures (starting 2010)
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