kidney machine

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kid·ney ma·chine

(kid'nē mă-shēn')
Colloquialism for dialyzer.
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The Kidney Machine Trust's donation is the third of its kind to the hospital, after contributions in 2008 and 2011.
The water supply for hemodialysis units could be contaminated with several fungal species that occur during piping into kidney machine. In addition, contamination with fungi due to contact with xposure of patients suffering from chronic renal insufficiency to contaminated water sources, water distribution systems should also be monitored for mycological contamination.
In 1980, an artificial kidney machine was built that incorporated many of the principles on which the new technology relies, according to Martin Roberts, an assistant professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California.
John Merrill dialyze a patient with acute renal failure using a modified Kolff Rotating Durm Kidney Machine.
She said: "At the beginning of 1981, my doctor told me 'You are going to go on a kidney machine within two years' and I said 'no, I'm not'.
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. Paul Heiney.
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. Nearly 20 years later, Baxter was the first company to introduce peritoneal dialysis.
The first artificial kidney machine was developed in the early 1940s in Holland.