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dialyzer

[′dī·ə‚līz·ər]
(chemical engineering)
The semipermeable membrane used for dialyzing liquid.
The container used in dialysis; it is separated into compartments by membranes.
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RCA algorithms In this group, citrate entered the blood via online infusate and moved across the dialyser membrane.
(NYSE: BAX) has previewed its Theranova dialysers at the 53rd Congress of the European Renal Association and European Dialysis and Transplant Association, the company said.
An acquired process instructed clinicians for one HD machine model (Fresenius 5008[R]) to include drainage of the HD extracorporeal circuit, in conjunction with dialysate from the dialyser. The extended draining of the extracorporeal circuit and dialyser (EDECD) was then trialled successfully.
A dialyser bypass system was used to circulate blood only in the blood lines for the first 20 minutes and the ECC was then rinsed with 1.7 L of heparinised saline (2500 IU/L unfractionated sodium heparin) or with heparin-free saline to assess the effect of heparin priming.
Kiil plates were used before disposable dialysers were introduced.
I recall the Lucas machines we used at Guys, they came in a very attractive blue or orange colour and more up to date Dyalades where home patients could leave the lines and dialyser on the machine, clean them out with water, then sterilise them and be ready to rinse and reuse.
Disruption in regular supply dialysers aggravated the situation in the meantime and finally led to the closure of the unit on Tuesday.
(2004), "Reprocessing dialysers for multiple uses: recent analysis of death risks for patients", Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, Vol.
Biomedical testing and full lot trace-ability available on every product, along with their Class 10,000, ISO Class 7 clean room, gives you the confidence you need and the quality you demand for medical appliances, dialysers, medical pump seals, IV components, feeding devices, implant materials, and more - directly from their USA plant.
Patients were bled into the dialysers and you watched the dialysate outflow line to be sure that the membranes would hold.