Life threatening complications that can occur during a hemodialysis session

What are some of the life threatening complications that can occur during a hemodialysis session?

Life Threatening Reactions

REACTIONRISK FACTORS
Dialyzer reactionSee Question 30
ArrhythmiasPreexisting cardiovascular disease, hypotension, electrolyte imbalances, acidosis
Myocardial infarctionPreexisting cardiovascular disease, hypotension
Pericardial effusionRecurrent or unexpected hypotension
SeizuresSevere hypertension, markedly elevated blood urea nitrogen levels
Intracranial bleedingPreexisting vascular disease, hypertension
HemolysisBlood line obstruction/narrowing, problem with dialysate
Air embolismInadvertent air entry into the blood circuit
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