A patient models the Wearable Artificial Kidney prototype - the final product is intended to be smaller and worn under clothing.
Wearable Artificial Kidney prototype
A fashion statement it may not be, but the Wearable Artificial Kidney (WAK) could prove a very smart accessory for those with serious kidney disease. A miniaturized dialysis machine that can be worn as a belt, the WAK concept allows patients with end stage renal failure the freedom to engage in daily activity while undergoing uninterrupted dialysis treatment.
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