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Blood-Filtering Beads

CytoSorb, a filter attached to a hospital’s existing blood-pumping equipment, uses a cylindrical cartridge of tiny polymer beads to remove toxins from a patient’s circulatory system. Removing such toxins can reduce inflammation, which if left unchecked can damage tissues and

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