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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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Artificial Kidneys Garner a Larger Pie in the Artificial Organs Market
President Trump is also directing his Administration "to develop a process to get artificial kidneys to patients in order to encourage development of such technology." The statement from the White House reads, "The current quality of care for patients with kidney disease is unacceptable and treatment options are far too expensive." Shares of both Davita (DVA) and Fresenius Medical Care (FMS), which have been down this week in anticipation of today's news, are up 4% and 2%, respectively, in midday trading.
Artificial kidneys hearts Implantable and nonimplantable products form indispensable part of health care facilities.

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