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Man undergoing renal dialysis

Man undergoing renal dialysis

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CHRIS PRIEST / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CHRIS PRIEST / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Man undergoing renal dialysis (haemodialysis), that is, having his circulating blood filtered through a kidney machine. 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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