Haemofilter Efficiency As A Result Of Membrane Charge And Wettability
In recent years, haemofiltration has become a well-established method for the life-saving treatment of kidney patients. This way of purifying their blood from metabolic waste substances seems to be closer to the function of the kidney than the usual dialysis treatment: as in the natural glomerulus, substances can be separated by convective transport. Haemofilters must be characterised both by their ultrafiltration (UF) efficiency and by their ability to clear macromolecular solutes, i.e. by their sieving coefficients.
KeywordsHollow Fibre Membrane Bovine Blood Membrane Charge Kidney Patient Reference Filter
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