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DARPA Device Cleans Wounded Soldiers' Blood
5/18/2012

An artist's concept of how a device designed by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's Dialysis-Like Therapeutics program would remove 'dirty' blood and replace it with 'clean' blood in the treatment of sepsis.   (Source: DARPA)
An artist's concept of how a device designed by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's Dialysis-Like Therapeutics program would remove "dirty" blood and replace it with "clean" blood in the treatment of sepsis.
(Source: DARPA)

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So long sepsis
Beth Stackpole   5/18/2012 7:57:58 AM
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Looks like some great potential for mitigating one of the greater risks to injured soliders. When you liken it to equipment used for dialysis, though, I'm imaging these are pretty big machines, which seems to me that it would be more realistic for these to be part of combat hospitals as opposed to units engaged in the field.

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