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Renal Assist Device

I reviewed a paper in our Renal Journal Club today–Tumlin et al, Efficacy and Safety of Renal Tubule Cell Therapy for Acute Renal Failure in a recent 2008 issue of JASN–which tests a novel device termed the “Renal…

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Wearable Artificial Kidney

The man on the left is Victor Gura, one of the authors on a 2007 Lancet paper demonstrating the efficacy of the wearable artificial kidney (WAK). The machine (which can perhaps be likened to deluxe version of Batman’s…

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