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Uremic Toxin Removal With a New High Flux Cellulose Triacetate Membrane

2010-07-15 17:00:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Comparison of the uremic toxin removal by haemodialysis either with a low flux or a new high flux cellulose triacetate membrane

Description

Comparison of the uremic toxin removal by haemodialysis either with a low flux or a new high flux cellulose triacetate membrane

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Haemodialysis

Intervention

Haemodialysis with either low or high flux membranes

Location

University Hospital Ghent
Ghent
Belgium
9000

Status

Completed

Source

University Hospital, Ghent

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Artificially produced membranes, such as semipermeable membranes used in artificial kidney dialysis (RENAL DIALYSIS), monomolecular and bimolecular membranes used as models to simulate biological CELL MEMBRANES. These membranes are also used in the process of GUIDED TISSUE REGENERATION.

Cell membranes associated with synapses. Both presynaptic and postsynaptic membranes are included along with their integral or tightly associated specializations for the release or reception of transmitters.

The adherence and merging of cell membranes, intracellular membranes, or artificial membranes to each other or to viruses, parasites, or interstitial particles through a variety of chemical and physical processes.

Chemical agents that increase the permeability of biological or artificial lipid membranes to specific ions. Most ionophores are relatively small organic molecules that act as mobile carriers within membranes or coalesce to form ion permeable channels across membranes. Many are antibiotics, and many act as uncoupling agents by short-circuiting the proton gradient across mitochondrial membranes.

An acidifying agent that has expectorant and diuretic effects. Also used in etching and batteries and as a flux in electroplating.

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