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More than 30 years ago the author of this book, Professor W. J. Kolff, developed and demonstrated for the first time the clinical effectiveness of hemodialysis for the treatment of patients with chronic renal failure. Since then, tens of thousands of patients have owed their lives to his pioneering work. Not satisfied with just tackling the area of the artificial kidney, in the past 30 years he has also been actively carrying out pioneering research in other areas of artificial organs, especially the artificial heart. With this wealth of background and experience behind him, in this book he discusses three
Artificial Organs.. Ann Intern Med. 1976;85:701. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-85-5-701_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;85(5):701.
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