dialyzer


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di·a·lyz·er

 (dī′ə-lī′zər)
n.
A machine equipped with a semipermeable membrane and used for performing dialysis.
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Noun1.dialyzer - a medical instrument for separating substances in solution by unequal diffusion through semipermeable membranesdialyzer - a medical instrument for separating substances in solution by unequal diffusion through semipermeable membranes
artificial kidney, hemodialyzer - a machine that uses dialysis to remove impurities and waste products from the bloodstream before returning the blood to the patient's body
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
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di·a·lyz·er

n. dializador, instrumento usado en el proceso de diálisis.
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Despite almost universal practice of dialyzer reuse from the earliest days of haemodialysis, reusing dialyzer always remains a controversial issue and several ethical concerns have been raised.
HDx, or expanded hemodialysis, uses Baxter's new Theranova dialyzer to extend the range of molecules that can be filtered from the blood during therapy, resulting in a filtration profile that more closely mimics the natural kidney.
I need money for my fare in going to the center and for my dialyzer (equipment used in dialysis) because each one is good for just five sessions, Diwa said, adding that a dialyzer costs P1,500.
Some research identifies the problematic material that passes through dialyzer membrane directly as endotoxin, the byproduct of bacteria and the substance stimulating the physiological symptoms of inflammation.
Auxiliary equipment was hung from the dialyzer frame and the lightest one was about 20 pounds.
The authors concluded that these injuries were associated with exposure to aged cellulose acetate dialyzer membranes, which allowed cellulose acetate degradation products to enter the bloodstream.
CHICAGO -- A long-term, multicenter study has shown that the use of high-dose dialysis and high-flux dialyzer membranes does not reduce the morbidity or mortality of patients, Dr.
Then, in November, Baxter announced it was closing the two plants that made the dialyzer models that caused the problem.
Gambro's synthetic membrane dialyzer, Polyflux, is an advanced filter for hemodialysis and convective treatments where the selection of membrane structure and polymer materials is of prime importance.
Moll said he had been contacted by some kidney patients who have used the Baxter dialyzer.
said Friday it is recalling its product Dialyzer, used for artificial dialysis in Japan, following reports of fatal accidents overseas involving similar products made by the U.
The FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have cautioned dialysis centers to rotate their dialyzer stock and have older dialyzers cleared by the manufacturer.