RENAL DEVICES

 

Renal assist device (RAD) is a bio artificial kidney that combines a membrane hemofilter and a bioreactor of human renal tubule cells to mimic many of the metabolic, endocrine, and immunological features of a wholesome kidney. After scientific trials validated that the rad can safely deal with acute renal failure in a necessary care setting, adoption of the rad for hobbies remedy of kidney failure sufferers is hampered by means of its labour-intensive and complicated operation, giant size, and excessive marginal cost. The last purpose of the kidney project is to practice microelectromechanical structures (MEMS) and nanotechnology to miniaturize the extracorporeal rad into a surgically implantable, self-monitoring, and self-regulating bioartificial kidney. There are quite a few advantages to the implantable bioartificial kidney which includes the alleviation of the necessity of regular health practitioner oversight and a heavy routine of immunosuppressant pills and medication.

  • Track 1-1 Kidney inflammation
  • Track 2-2 Kidney cysts
  • Track 3-3 Hypertension
  • Track 4-4 Bone disease
  • Track 5-5 Amyloidosis

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