cuprophane

cuprophane

/cu·pro·phane/ (koo´pro-fān) a membrane made of regenerated cellulose, commonly used in hemodialyzers.
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The Kiil dialyzer consisted of three polypropylene grooved boards that had to be built with cuprophane membrane, tested and sterilized with formaldehyde before each treatment.
2]-microglobulin in greater quantities than cuprophane (5); the latter membranes at best only retard disease progression and are associated with less carpal tunnel surgery.
2]-microglobulin and showed that patients dialyzed with either low-efficiency cuprophane membranes or high-flux polysulfone membranes had little or no clearance of this product, compared with normal [[beta].
Initially, 14 patients undergoing dialysis with cuprophane membranes were enrolled, and sera were obtained just before the initiation of dialysis.
Citrate anticoagulation does not correct cuprophane bioincompatibility as evaluated by the expression of leucocyte surface molecules.
The dialyses were performed using cuprophane membranes for ~4 hours.
The hemodialysis patients had been treated with cuprophane membrane dialyzers for 0.
Hemodialysis was performed three times a week with the double needle technique, with cuprophane capillary dialyzers, and with bicarbonate as buffer in the dialysate.