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What tests indicate whether I'm getting the right amount of dialysis?

One of the measures your dialysis care team may use is called urea reduction ratio (URR). Another measure is called Kt/V (pronounced kay tee over vee). Ask your dialysis care team what measure they use and what your number is. To make sure that you are getting enough dialysis, your Kt/V should be at least 1.2, or your URR should be at least 65%.

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