Table 6.

Home hemodialysis parameters

ModalityTreatments per WeekSessional Duration, hBlood Flow Rate, ml/minDialysate Flow Rate, ml/minCalcium, mmol/LPhosphate Additive
Conventional33–5300–400500–8001.25None
Alternate nightly3.56–8250–350300–5001.25Rare
Short daily5–62–3.5350–400500–8001.25None
Nocturnal4–66–8250–3503001.5–1.7520%–30%
Low-flow dialysate, short daily5–62.5–4300–40090–3001.5None
Low-flow dialysate, nocturnal3.5–66–8300–35083–1661.5None