Published in Blood Weekly, August 3rd, 2000
By definition, hemodialysis is a process that requires the removal of contaminated blood, which is then purified through semi-permeable membranes. Vital substances, which were absent, are then added and the healthy blood is returned to the patient.
Early attempts of daily hemodialysis failed because dialysis facilities lacked the necessary equipment needed to perform such a task. Twardowski realized that daily home hemodialysis...
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