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Male patient using a kidney machine

Male patient using a kidney machine

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SIMON FRASER, ROYAL VICTORIA INFIRMARY, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SIMON FRASER, ROYAL VICTORIA INFIRMARY, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Male patient using a kidney machine to undergo renal dialysis. A kidney machine replaces the function of the kidneys in removing waste materials from the bloodstream. A stream of blood from an artery is circulated through the machine on one side of a semi- permeable membrane, while a solution of comparable electrolytic concentration circulates on the other side. Water & waste products pass across the membrane but blood cells & proteins are too large to do so. Purified blood is returned to the patient through a vein.

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