Q. 134.1( 8 Votes )

Outline the functioning of kidney dialysis machine?

Answer :

● The dialysis machine serves as artificial kidney.


● It is used for patients with damaged or dysfunctional kidneys.


● It filters blood and removes waste products and excess fluid from the body.


● It works on the principle of diffusion.


● It consists of semi-permeable tubes (made of cellophane) and a special dialyzing fluid.


● A small incision is made on the arm and a tube is connected. The blood is passed along the tubes placed in dialyzing fluid that filter waste products from the blood through diffusion.


● The filtered blood is transported back into the body.


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