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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The dialysis dilemma: urgent need vs. overtaxed system

Dr. Michael Kelly stops to talk with a patient at Northwest Kidney Center. Kelly, a clinical professor at the University of Washington, practices at Harborview Medical Center. "Dialysis is an incredible treatment," Kelly says. "We have pioneered it here, and we're very proud of that. But it doesn't help everybody."