Homemade Dialysis Machine Keeps Man Alive For 13 Years

Can't afford dialysis at the hospital? Get some medical equipment, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and purified water and ... voila!! You can get dialysis in the bathroom!!


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Seriously -- do not try this at home!! Two of this guy's friends didn't survive the experiment.
     Posted By: gdanea - Mon Apr 01, 2013
     Category: Medicine

Q: If it can be done in a garage by "laymen" then just why does it cost so much in a hospital?

A: There's no profit in suing the layman in the garage.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 04/01/13 at 11:48 PM
Why isn't the dialysis done here in hospitals an indefinite solution if this guy could get 13 years from that rig??
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 04/02/13 at 12:16 AM
I remember an episode of M*A*S*H where they put together a DIY dialysis rig from the Sears Roebuck catalog.
Posted by crc on 04/02/13 at 01:30 PM
I do remember that too.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 04/02/13 at 05:16 PM
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