Real-time Data-driven Dialysis Gets a Step Closer

PhD candidate Kai Lauri recently defended her doctoral thesis, in which she compared a prototype new optical sensor to scan the blood and measure removal of various wastes in real-time to lab results, with good agreement. Lauri’s work verified that small molecule wastes are easier to remove than larger or protein-bound wastes. Negotiations are taking place with manufacturers about integrating the sensor into dialysis machines.

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