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New use of blood cleaning device saves high-risk patients with liver failure

20:00 EDT 22 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(University of Maryland Medical Center) University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers report that a device that removes toxins from the blood can also effectively provide a bridge to liver transplantation or buy time for a traumatically injured liver to heal, suggesting broader uses for the device than previously thought.

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