Wristwatch-sized Device Planned to Remove Uremic Toxins

A Japanese nanofiber polymer mesh is a new approach to toxin removal. Instead of diffusion, the mesh attracts and holds toxins with zeolites—adsorbent minerals. It's been tried on creatinine, but zeolites vary in their pore sizes to remove other toxins as well. The goal is a wristwatch-sized device that can be attached to a vascular access.

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