New Membrane Could Lead to Portable Dialyzers

"If patients are able to undergo dialysis more frequently and/or for longer periods of time, their fluid balance is better. The waste products in the blood do not accumulate between treatments and this means that patients feel better." So says Dr. Dimitrios Stamatialis, who is heading up a Dutch effort to develop new, biocompatible membranes, with the goal of lightweight, portable dialysis.

Read the full article » | Posted 03-07-2014

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