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capillary dialyzer

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Dates
1990
circa 1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Renal Dialysis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Nephrology
Accession Number
998020042
Description
Hemoflow F4 capillary dialyzer for hemodialysis, which consists of a cylindrical clear plastic hollow tube with round screw-on caps at both ends; the caps have been glued in place and have short cylindrical pieces on top with ends that twist off to allow access to a small round opening in the tube;…
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Accession Number
998020042
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Renal Dialysis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Nephrology
MeSH Heading
Hemofiltration -- instrumentation
Hemodialysis -- instrumentation
Renal Insufficiency -- therapy
Nephrology -- instrumentation
Description
Hemoflow F4 capillary dialyzer for hemodialysis, which consists of a cylindrical clear plastic hollow
tube with round screw-on caps at both ends; the caps have been glued in place and have short
cylindrical pieces on top with ends that twist off to allow access to a small round opening in the
tube; the tube is filled with thousands of white fibers that run the length of the tube; the outside
front of the tube has a paper label stuck to it; this label has printed manufacturing information
on it; the back top and bottom of the tube has attached small hollow cylindrical pieces of tubing
coming out from the tube; these pieces are open at the unattached ends
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From the Renal Dialysis Unit at Kingston General Hospital
Maker
Fresenius AG
Site Made (City)
Bad Homburg
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1990
circa 1990
Date Remarks
Sterilized in January 1990
Material
plastic: clear; brown
fibers: white
paper: white
Inscriptions
The label on the front reads, "Fresenius // Hemoflow // F4 // Hollow Fiber Dialyzer // Ethylene oxide
sterilized. For single use only. // Refer to instructions. // Batch Number AAF 174 // Date of
sterilization 01.90 // Expiration date 30.06.92 [in German, English, French, and Spanish] // Fresenius
AG . Bad Homburg // D-6380 Bad Homburg v.d.H. // Postfach 1480 . Tel. 06171/60-0 // 7503591
/01"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 29.5 cm. x Width: 4.3 cm. x Depth: 7.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The dialyzer arrived sealed in a paper and plastic envelope and has never been used; all parts are
complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Peter Morrin; similar to 998.020.018-.020; CD #10.
Research Facts
Also called a hollow fibre dialyzer
Images
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