Glomerular filtration Urine formation begins at the glomerulus, where blood is filtered. Glomerulus is semipermeable membrane the allows filtration. The hydrostatic pressure of the blood within the glomerular capillaries causes a portion of the blood to be filtered across the membrane.
Peritoneal Dialysis Dialysis Solutions and Cycles Available in 1- or 2-L plastic bags with glucose concentrations of 1.5%, 2.5%, and 4.25% Electrolyte composition similar to plasma Solution warmed to body temperature
Hemodialysis Procedure Two needles placed in fistula or graft Needle closer to fistula or red catheter lumen pulls blood from patient and sends to dialyzer Blood returned from dialyzer to patient through second needle or blue catheter