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artificial kidney

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(Medicine) med a mechanical apparatus for performing haemodialysis
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Noun1.artificial kidney - a machine that uses dialysis to remove impurities and waste products from the bloodstream before returning the blood to the patient's bodyartificial kidney - a machine that uses dialysis to remove impurities and waste products from the bloodstream before returning the blood to the patient's body
dialysis machine, dialyzer - a medical instrument for separating substances in solution by unequal diffusion through semipermeable membranes
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Other issues and trends explored in Kalorama's study include dialyzers, Prismaflex System Software, wearable artificial kidneys, and implantable artificial kidneys.
10 artificial kidneys for home hemodialysis with related consumables for ou sc nephrology and dialysis company.
One contender was the creation of functional artificial kidneys and livers in the lab, as well as a kind of simple mini-brain, all grown from scratch (Page 20).
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of New York Downstate Medical Center) provide 11 chapters by American surgeons and physicians who practice uremia therapy, who discuss past and current peritoneal dialysis practices, hemodialysis, kidney transplantation, home hemodialysis, hemofiltration, opting for death rather than dialysis, ethics in kidney transplants and marketing, and projected therapies for around 2012, such as artificial kidneys, xenotransplantation, and the bowel as a substitute kidney.
His credits include the pilot control grips for the F-18 Fighter and B-1 bomber, disposable medical devices, blood oxygenators, artificial kidneys and advanced prosthetics.
SCIENTISTS have created artificial kidneys from the cells of cloned cow embryos.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Artificial Organs in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: 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.

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