DIALYSIS explained simple | Your Kidneys Your Health | @qasimbuttmd
Dialysis explained simply for those with kidney failure.
Dialysis can be done in one of 3 ways:
As kidney disease worsens over the years, at around 15% of kidney function or less, you develop severe symptoms of kidney disease. Including SOB, leg swelling, weakness, fatigue, poor appetite, electrolyte imbalances. At that point your doctor will offer dialysis.
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Dr. Qasim Butt is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. He is also a certified skilled Interventional Nephrologist, who helps maintain dialysis access for patient.
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Dr. Qasim Butt is a highly skilled and well-rounded physician that serves the San Antonio area. He not only practices clinical nephrology but is also a certified interventional nephrologist able to handle all issues related to dialysis access (fistulas, graft, catheters, etc.). He is board certified by the ABIM in both internal medicine and nephrology. He is also a skilled interventional nephrologist and is certified by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology.