Independent from Long Beach, California on February 21, 1964 · Page 24
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HE WORKS AT JOB, HAS BLOOD PURIFIED TWICE A WEEK Man Kept Alive by Robot Kidney A-HI iiao. UK. rrL.NtLH.tM4 has been restored to I i_ \ f By BE.NZINSER A L=ng Beach-area man, « dying from chronic kidney I;. failure a few months ago, }. is able to work at a Job | r again, t^"^* to twice- i weekly visits to an $3,000 };'artificial kidney at Veter- 3 ": ans Administration Center '.in Los Angeles. *. The device is keeping the * man alive, it was disclosed '. f by Dr. Milton Rubini, chief ·', of the metabolic section of \ · the center. '· i ] Each visit to the hospital J · lasts about 12 hours. Dur- · -J ing that time the patient re- J i laxes on a bed while his »'. blood is detoured through · · the device. .' The blood leaves and en- ·, ters the body through a ^ p e r m a n e n t l y implanted ' · Morocco Fcucl ' | With Algiers on ; Border al End ALGIERS (UPI) -- Algerian /President Ahmed ben Bella ; announced Thursday t h a t ; complete agreement had been · reached with Morocco, end! ing the violent border dispute ; between the two North Afri- · can cations. : "la Rabat, a spokesman for ', the Moroccan government ; confirmed Ben Bella's statement and said the agreement . was signed there Wednesday night) ; Ben Belli said the agreement would enable the two · countries to resume normal ' relations.' He then left Al; giers for a four-day visit to ' the left-leaning republic of Guinea. · ' The Algerian strongman said Algeria would "observe scrupulously" an the de- · cisions for the border area reached by a mixed military commission which has been meeting ia Bamako, Mali, to establish lines beyond which Algerian and Moroccan troops may not advance. plastic tube in a forearm. The devic* cleanses the blood of waste products-something the natural kidneys would do if they were functioning. a · a a THE TREATMENT is painless. Without it. death would ensue from uremia. Dr. Rubini said 1,000 persons in Los Angeles die each year or uremia. Twenty-five per cent of these victims are persons under 40 with families, he added. "AH could be saved." Dr. Rubini said during a medical lecture at Long Beach V e t e r a n s Administration HospiUH. The problem is one of money, he said. Treatment with the artificial kidney costs about $10.000 a year. « a » · DR. RUBIM said the VA Center already has spent (40.000 to operate its new kidney treatment center. Another $40,000 was (pent to toot up for the project. Some kidney-failure patients are being treated by a procedure known as peritoneal dialysis, he continued. This costs about (5,000 a year and also entails twice-weekly visits to the hospital. In this procedure, t plastic tube Is inserted into the abdomen through a permanent "artificial beDy button." A special fluid is injected. The peritoneum (tinging of the abdomen) is thus used as a permeable membrane between the patient's blood, loaded with wastes, and the external solution. Wastes from the blood diffuse through the membrance into the solution, which is then withdrawn and replaced with fresh fluid until the blood · · a · TROUBLE IS, infection eventually results from the use of this procedure, so peritoneal dialysis can be considered only a stopgap measure for patients with chronic kidney failure. Dr. Rubini said. · Meanwhile, medical science is anxiously awaiting the time until kindey transplants become routinely successful. 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