Category: TRUNK


continuous intraperitoneal insulin infusion

implantable insulin pump

An implanted insulin pump is a pump which remains inside the body at all times. An implanted insulin pump is able to deliver insulin into the peritoneal cavity which has a rich supply of blood vessels and can therefore absorb insulin very efficiently. Users of implanted insulin pumps have reported an improved sense of well …

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transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt


End-Stage Renal Disease

Artificial Kidney

The artificial kidney is not available yet. Researchers are working on it and the first implanted artificial kidney is expected in 2017. USCSF The new device being developed by a group of US universities within the Kidney Project. This small bio-artificial kidney, intended to treat end-stage renal disease (ESRD), will offer new hope to those …

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