Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Dr. Willem J Kolff

  • Satoru Nakamoto

    Of all the pioneers who made hemodialysis a reality, Satoru Nakamoto was the most humble and unassuming. He died in 2020 at the age of 92, almost forgotten by a generation that often takes the technical advances of dialysis for granted and rarely looks back on the people who made it possible. I had the…