artificial kidney

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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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Total quantity or scope: Quantity of artificial kidney filters 19,600 pcs.
Roberts (1993) describes the introduction of the REDY (regenerative dialysis sorbent) system in a 1976 lecture entitled The Future of Dialysis, which predicted reduced hemodialysis (HD) burden, decreased peritonitis rates, and introduction of the concept of a wearable artificial kidney (WAK).
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.
ISLAMABAD, July 14, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Researchers have designed an automated and wearable artificial kidney that avoids the pitfalls of traditional dialysis.
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.
The new Wearable Artificial Kidney provides dialysis round-the-clock while the patient is able to walk, work or sleep.
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.
Roy said the currently funded Phase I of the project will entail perfecting the hemofilter and cell bioreactor, and will culminate in animal testing of the artificial kidney in three years.
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.
Haemodialysis uses a dialyser machine as an artificial kidney to take the blood from your body and clean it.
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