Hybrid-artificial liver support system

Yo Ichi Yamashita, Mitsuo Shimada, Hiroyuki Ijima, Kohji Nakazawa, Kazumori Funatsu, Keizo Sugimachi

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We originally developed a multi-capillary polyurethane foam packed-bed module as a hybrid-artificial liver support system (HALSS) and have applied for the permission of the clinical application to our institutional ethical committee. We summarized here the history, recent obstacles in clinical applications, and future prospects of HALSS, including our own.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S334-S340
Issue number1 SUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery


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