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Up next - the wearable artificial kidney

Posted Feb 20 2010 12:00am

1khakidneybelt
Recently I received an announcement concerning a wearable artificial kidney.

The device, weighing about 5kg and worn like a belt, is intended to provide continuous portable artificial dialysis.

Interesting!

  • Picture credit: media release from Kidney Health Australia
  • Presentation from Xcorporeal Inc, manufacturers [PDF file] [HTML document]
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