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Bioartificial liver devices

Grant, M.H. (2002) Bioartificial liver devices. In: 11th Annual Conference of the British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics, 1900-01-01.

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Abstract

BALs are essentially bioreactors, with embedded hepatocytes (liver cells) that perform the functions of a normal liver. They process oxygenated blood plasma, which is separated from the other blood constituents. Several types of BALs are being developed, including hollow fiber systems and flat membrane sheet systems.