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kidney machine

kid·ney ma·chine

(kid'nē mă-shēn')
Colloquialism for dialyzer.
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Supply eight (8) artificial kidney machine hemofiltration, hemodiafiltration and online methods to meet the needs of Nephrology the Hospital Clinic, as well as technical support services - maintenance of these until the completion of ten (10) years from the start of operation.
Blood is pumped by a kidney machine from your body through a filter attached to the side of the machine.
In addition outlets lines from each kidney machine should be calculated.
A BLACK Country woman's "lifeline" was cut when a power blackout stopped her kidney machine.
She said: 'If they hadn't found me a good match I'd have been tied to the kidney machine for the rest of my life.
The Nuts and Bolts of Life: Willem Kolff and the Invention of the Kidney Machine.
They were among the first nurses to support patients with hemorrhagic fever on a first-generation artificial kidney machine.
In 1956, the company pioneered hemodialysis with the introduction of the first widely available artificial kidney machine.
The first artificial kidney machine was developed in the early 1940s in Holland.
Two years later, in the same hospital, Kolff demonstrated that his artificial kidney machine could temporarily substitute for the human kidney.
If there is only one kidney machine available, is the use of it being given to young people at the expense of the elderly?
Hemodialysis requires that the patient be connected to an artificial kidney machine three times per week, for approximately four hours per session.