artificial kidney


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  • noun

Synonyms for artificial kidney

a machine that uses dialysis to remove impurities and waste products from the bloodstream before returning the blood to the patient's body

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Contract notice: Supply eight (8) artificial kidney machine hemofiltration, hemodiafiltration and online methods, and technical support-maintenance services until the completion of these ten (10) years from the start of their operation.
A surgically implantable, artificial kidney could be a promising alternative to kidney transplantation or dialysis for people with end stage renal disease (ESRD).
An implantable artificial kidney is considered the “holy grail” of medical devices.
Toray and TMC position TMQ as the beachhead for the pharmaceutical and medical product business in China, and plan to strengthen the customer service in China and expand from the existing dialysis machine and artificial kidney business into other fields.
Dialysis is a life-extending procedure that, for most patients with kidney failure, involves sitting in a chair three or more times a week connected to an artificial kidney machine.
A BATTERY-POWERED artificial kidney belt is being tested by researchers.
SCIENTISTS have developed an artificial kidney which will help those suffering from kidney disorders to do away with the costly process of dialysis in future.
To think that the first artificial kidney unit in the region was installed in the same building in 1961.
Kolff invented the artificial kidney (dialysis machine) and played a key role in the development of the artificial heart and the artificial eye.
7 (VOI) - The reconstruction unit in Basra started on Thursday to establish the artificial kidney building at the Basra public hospital with an estimated cost of $730,000 as part of the 2008 reconstruction projects to develop provinces, an official said.
MacLeod, an internist who was responsible for this Artificial Kidney Unit, came to me on the ward and said, "My dear young woman, you will begin nursing in the Kidney Unit on Monday.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or The Cape Cod Artificial Kidney Center, 241 Willow Street, Yarmouthport, MA 02675.
Allyn, MD, FACP, is the chief of nephrology and co-chairman of the medical advisory panel at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital as well as the CEO of the Santa Barbara and Lompoc Artificial Kidney Centers in Santa Barbara, California.
A tube is inserted into the heart, and blood pumped out is purified by a dialyser, which acts as an artificial kidney.
Asahi Kasei to triple output of artificial kidney devices
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