Disposable Membrane Insert for the Kiil DialyserBr Med J 1972; 1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5794.235 (Published 22 January 1972) Cite this as: Br Med J 1972;1:235
- B. von Hartitzsch,
- N. A. Hoenich,
- D. Jolly,
- T. H. Frost,
- D. N. S. Kerr
The use of a presterilized, disposable, mesh-supported membrane envelope in the Watson Marlow Kiil dialyser results in a 12% improvement in urea and creatinine clearance. Priming volume, uptake volume, and ultrafiltration rate are unchanged. Residual blood volume remains small. Blood flow resistance is increased. The envelope therefore offers considerable advantages over conventional assembly for dialysis with a blood pump.
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