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Technical and Clinical Evaluation of a New Low Flux Polysulphon Membrane

  • C. Ronco
  • A. Fabris
  • M. Feriani
  • S. Chiaramonte
  • G. Emiliani
  • L. Bragantini
  • M. Milan
  • R. Dell’Aquila
  • G. La Greca
  • A. Brendolan
Part of the Developments in Nephrology book series (DINE, volume 24)

Abstract

In recent years, the clinical use of highly permeable membranes has permitted the application of treatments with high convective transport thus overcoming the limitations imposed by the classic cellulosic membranes. However the introduction of these membranes has also created a new series of problems linked to their high permeability such as the need for ultrafiltration control machines, the requirement for replacement solutions and the high risk of backfiltration. In an attempt to overcome these problems while maintaining the advanta-ges of synthetic membranes, a new low flux polysulphon membrane has been recently developed. The aim of this study is to evaluate the characteristics of this membrane in terms of solute and water transport in vitro and in vivo.

Keywords

Transmembrane Pressure Blood Compartment High Blood Flow Plasma Protein Concentration Charged Solute 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Ronco
    • 1
  • A. Fabris
    • 1
  • M. Feriani
    • 1
  • S. Chiaramonte
    • 1
  • G. Emiliani
    • 2
  • L. Bragantini
    • 1
  • M. Milan
    • 1
  • R. Dell’Aquila
    • 1
  • G. La Greca
    • 1
  • A. Brendolan
    • 1
  1. 1.Depts. of NephrologyVicenzaItaly
  2. 2.Depts. of NephrologyRavennaItaly

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