Haemodialysis may expose the patient to more than 300 l of water per week across the semi permeable membrane of the haemodialyser. Healthy individuals seldom have a weekly oral intake of water above 12 lt.
The near 30 times increase in water exposure to dialysis patients requires monitoring of water quality to avoid excesses of known or suspected harmful elements being carried in the water and transmitted to the patient. Therefore it is most significant to get the water testing for meeting quality assurance according to the norms and conditions specified by the health department.
Water of the appropriate quality used in the preparation of dialysis fluid is a crucial prerequisite for haemodialysis and related therapies. International standards have been developed to promote the installation of fit for purpose water treatment facilities for haemodialysis and to secure the routine production of dialysis water suitable for use for haemodialysis.
Sigma test and Research Centre provides appropriate testing which makes sure the temperature level and composition of chemicals like chlorine, magnesium and calcium is relevant. The methods such as carbon filtering, water softening and reverse osmosis to achieve the required result. Our specialists work adhering to the standards of Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).