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US-based Indian creates first artificial kidney

Posted Dec 06 2010 2:24pm
NEW DELHI: US-based Indian origin researcher Shuvo Roy has created the world’s first implantable artificial kidney. What’s sensational about Roy’s creation is that the organ, no larger than a coffee cup, will be able to mimic the kidney’s most vital functions like filtering toxins out of the bloodstream, regulate blood pressure and produce the all- important vitamin D.

Read more: US-based Indian creates first artificial kidney – The Times of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/US-based-Indian-creates-first-artificial-kidney/articleshow/7038619.cms#ixzz17MRdjwnf

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