Researchers Develop Small Dialysis Machine for Newborns with Kidney Injuries

May 23, 2014 10:51 AM

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Researchers Develop Small Dialysis Machine for Newborns with Kidney Injuries

Researchers have developed and tested a small dialysis machine for newborns suffering from multiple organ failure.

Researchers said that the device - CARPEDIEM (Cardio-Renal Pediatric Dialysis Emergency Machine) - could help save lives of children with kidney injuries. Currently, doctors have to rely on dialysis machines designed for adult patients and modify it to use in children and babies.

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