(Intermittent hemodialysis) In hemodialysis, the patient’s blood is pumped into a dialysis chamber. This chamber consists of two fluid compartments, which are arranged either as a bundle of parallel Hohlfaserkapillarrohren or as a sandwich-like sheets of semipermeable membranes. In both forms, the blood along the one side of a semipermeable membrane is pumped into the first chamber, while a crystalloid solution (dialysate) along the other side is pumped into a…

September 3, 2018