Frontiers in hemodialysis: Innovations and technological advances

Carlo Basile, Andrew Davenport, Sandip Mitra, Avishek Pal, Dimitrios Stamatialis, Constantina Chrysochou, Dimitrios Kirmizis*

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Abstract

As increasing demand for hemodialysis (HD) treatment incurs significant financial burden to healthcare systems and ecological burden as well, novel therapeutic approaches as well as innovations and technological advances are being sought that could lead to the development of purification devices such as dialyzers with improved characteristics and wearable technology. Novel knowledge such as the development of more accurate kinetic models, the development of novel HD membranes with the use of nanotechnology, novel manufacturing processes, and the latest technology in the science of materials have enabled novel solutions already marketed or on the verge of becoming commercially available. This collaborative article reviews the latest advances in HD as they were presented by the authors in a recent symposium titled “Frontiers in Haemodialysis,” held on 12th December 2019 at the Royal Society of Medicine in London.

Original languageEnglish
JournalArtificial organs
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print/First online - 11 Aug 2020

Keywords

  • bioartificial kidney
  • convection
  • expanded hemodialysis
  • graphene oxide membrane
  • hemodialysis
  • incremental
  • medium cut-off membrane
  • mixed matrix membrane
  • online hemodiafiltration
  • wearable artificial kidney

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