In case of emergency, all machines are provided with a handle to rotate the pump manually (hand cranking) and at a rate just fast enough to keep venous pres- sure in the distal circuit at the pre-alarm level. While the blood circulates through the extracorporeal circuit and the artificial kidney, its natural disposition is to.
Jul 2, 2013 The blood pump pulls blood from the access side of the dialysis catheter and returns the blood at the same rate of flow. that is administered via the PBP is administered to the blood circuit "before" or "pre" filter, therefore, any fluid that is administered via the PBP circuit is a form of predilution hemofiltration.
filter, the desired treatment processes take place. Depending on the therapy, the processes can include fluid removal, hemofiltration or plasma exchange. Confidence. This complete system is designed to closely mimic the body's kidney function. It features state-of-the-art technology that helps to support critically ill patients.