What is the role of high-flux dialyzers in beta-2-microglobulin (beta-2m) amyloidosis prevention?

Updated: Nov 14, 2019
  • Author: Anita Basu, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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High-flux biocompatible polyacrylonitrile and polysulfone membranes have increased middle molecule removal and have thereby enhanced beta-2m removal during HD and hemofiltration.


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