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(ˌhiːməʊdaɪˈælɪsɪs; ˌhɛm-) or


n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
(Medicine) med the filtering of circulating blood through a semipermeable membrane in an apparatus (haemodialyser or artificial kidney) to remove waste products: performed in cases of kidney failure. Also called: extracorporeal dialysis See also dialysis, artificial kidney
[C20: from haemo- + dialysis]
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Noun1.haemodialysis - dialysis of the blood to remove toxic substances or metabolic wastes from the bloodstream; used in the case of kidney failure
dialysis - separation of substances in solution by means of their unequal diffusion through semipermeable membranes
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Contract notice: Supply in service of systems for extracorporeal dialysis treatments and consumables needed to dialysis facilities of the latin asl, for a renewable two-year period for an annuity.
With no published articles on the topic, a different focus was chosen --that of identifying those factors affecting the quality of fluids or blood infused to a patient from an extracorporeal dialysis system.
The procedure for the provision of extracorporeal dialysis treatments in the types and amounts provided for in the special conditions, including the rental of the equipment and its type ~full risk maintenance , necessary for proper execution of dialysis treatments.

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