Bioartificial liver with whole blood perfusion.

Abstract

In our series of studies, we have made an effort to develop a bioartificial liver (BAL) system through which whole blood can be perfused as in hemodialysis therapy. In this study, BAL cartridges containing porcine hepatocytes were prepared and perfused in an extracapillary space with human whole blood in vitro. Lidocaine loading tests were performed to… (More)

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@article{Ueda2003BioartificialLW, title={Bioartificial liver with whole blood perfusion.}, author={Yuichiro Ueda and Hiroo Iwata and Hyun Joon Paek and In Kap Ko and Yutaka Shimooka and Nagato Katsura and Iwao Ikai and Yoshio Yamaoka and Yoshito Ikada}, journal={ASAIO journal}, year={2003}, volume={49 4}, pages={401-6} }