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Normal Creatinine levels on Hemodialysis

Hi, I would like to know what are usually the normal levels of Creatinine when you're on Hemodialysis. How can the nephrologist determine if the person has recover his kidney function and he no longer needs the dialysis?

Additionally, what are usually the normal levels of serum creatinine?
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replied May 5th, 2011
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The normal serum creatinine range for men is 0.5-1.5 mg/dL.

The normal range for women is 0.6-1.2 mg/dL

Hemodialysis is a procedure that is done regularly once the kidneys have reached the stage of End stage renal disease. Usually, when the creatinine clearance falls to 10-12 cc/minute, the patient needs dialysis.

Once the patient is in that stage, the serum creatinine is elevated, and then once dialysis is successfully done, the creatinine levels usually return to the normal levels. Over time, the levels continue to progressively increase, until the next dialysis is performed.

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