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Artificial kidney could reduce demand for transplants, dialysis
10/6/2017

Human testing is scheduled to begin soon on a bionic kidney comprising stacks of silicon nanopore filters and live kidney cells enclosed in a biocompatible case and connected to the patient's circulatory system and bladder. If the device succeeds, it could ease demand for transplantable kidneys and reduce the need for dialysis.

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