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Which of the following is the commonest complication of hemodialysis? (LQ)



A Hypotension

B Hepatitis

C Leukopenia

D Dialysis dementia

Ans. A Hypotension

Features which develop after start of Hemodialysis (HD)

1. Hypotension (most common) 2. Hepatitis 3.Adynamicosteomalacia 4. Idiopathic ascites

5. Leukopenia 6. Hypocomplementemia

7. Disequilibrium syndrome refers to CNS symptoms ranging from nausea to seizures related to volume depletion and osmolar shifts, usually occurring with initiation of treatment.

8. Dialysis Dementiaoccurs after few years of dialysis. It is due to aluminium intoxication. Syndrome of speech dysfunction, dyspraxia, seizures and myoclonus.

Extra edge: Hypotension is the most common complication of HD

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