By Gerald Miller
The substitute or augmentation of failing human organs with synthetic units and platforms has been a massive point in healthiness take care of a number of a long time. Such units as kidney dialysis to enhance failing kidneys, synthetic center valves to switch failing human valves, cardiac pacemakers to reestablish basic cardiac rhythm, and center support units to reinforce a weakened human center have assisted hundreds of thousands of sufferers within the earlier 50 years and gives lifesaving expertise for tens of hundreds of thousands of sufferers every year. major advances in those biomedical applied sciences have consistently happened in this interval, saving various lives with leading edge applied sciences. every one of those synthetic organ structures should be defined intimately in separate sections of this lecture.
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This process allows for selective retention of water and ions inside the tubules as controlled by hormones, which in turn allows for selective concentration of urine as is seen in Figure 48. This approach—moving alot of fluid into the tubules to allow for a variable amount to be returned, cannot be duplicated by means of dialysis—the artificial cleansing of blood. Dialysis utilizes a standard transport of ions, metabolic wastes and water across a semipermeable membrane with this fluid mixture traveling across the membrane by means of simple diffusion, and not returning to the blood, as it does in the natural kidney.
This water treatment includes a sediment filter, a water softener section, an ion exchanger section, an ultraviolet light to destroy bacteria, and a reverse osmosis unit which back-pressures water across an extremely fine (small pore) membrane to remove microscopic elements. The resulting treated water is sent to various patient treatment stations and each dialysis machine is connected to the water port via a hose located on the back of the machine. The mixture of treated water and dialysate concentrate is then transported to the dialysis cartridge through the front, color-coded tubing as was seen to the left of Figure 54.
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