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Willem Johan Kolff 1911-2009  (Art.-No.: 28734 ) 

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He was a pioneer of hemodialysis as well as in the field of artificial organs. Willem is a member of the Kolff family, an old Dutch patrician family. He made his major discoveries in the field of dialysis for kidney failure during the Second World War. He emigrated in 1950 to the United States, where he obtained US citizenship in 1955, and received a number of awards and widespread recognition for his work. Kolff is considered to be the Father of Artificial Organs, and is regarded as one of the most important physicians of the 20th century. Physician, Inventor 
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Willem Johan Kolff 1911-2009