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335. Artificial Kidneys


This Biology Factsheet:
• Outlines the role of the kidneys.
• Describes the production of urea.
• Describes the structure of mammalian kidneys.
• Explains how healthy kidneys filter the blood.
• Outlines what happens when the kidneys go wrong.
• Describes different types of artificial kidney.
• Explains the process of dialysis.
• Lists the advantages and disadvantages of the different methods of dialysis.
• Outlines the development of an artificial replacement kidney.

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April 2017


ISSN: 1351-5136

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