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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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Imelda also wishes annually 21 000 artificial kidneys for the entire park of dialysis machines to purchase.
Toray and TMC are planning to build a plant for manufacturing artificial kidneys at a site adjacent to the dialysis machine plant by investing about 6 billion yen, aiming to start sales in the latter half of 2014.
The major product segments analyzed are Artificial Heart, Artificial Kidneys, Artificial Liver, Artificial Pancreas, and Artificial Lungs.
Eight studies focus on the current status of seven advanced membrane technologies in a range of applications; the first takes readers on a random walk through membrane science from water desalination and artificial kidneys to fuel cell separators and membrane reactors.
The sector for artificial organs, in which artificial kidneys accounted for more than 40%, is expected to rise from 146.
SCIENTISTS have created working artificial kidneys from cells taken from cloned cow embryos.
Initial development began in Lund, Sweden and mass production of single-use artificial kidneys and dialysis machines was started in 1967.
AEMD-45, like all product offerings from Aethlon Medical, is developed from an expansive platform technology known as the Hemopurifier(TM), which employs a proprietary method to increase the capability of FDA cleared artificial kidneys (hemodialysis cartridges) to bind infectious viruses and toxic proteins from human blood before cells are infected.
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