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Imagining Dialysis Without the Chair

Chuck Lee, wearing the Wearable Artificial Kidney, happily stands in contrast to two less-portable dialysis options.
Courtesy of Sandee Lee
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Late-stage kidney disease commonly means being attached to a large machine for hours at a stretch several times a week to get your blood cleaned.

University of Washington researchers are testing a wearable artificial kidney that might free patients from the dialysis chair.

Check out the story from KUOW's Ruby de Luna...

Wearable Artificial Kidney Could Free Up Patients