Asahi Kasei Medical Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) is a world leader in research, development, and production of devices and systems for blood treatment and purification based on advanced membrane separation and adsorption technologies. It serves the global market with dialysis products and therapeutic apheresis devices, such as membrane type plasma separators, plasma component separators, leukocytapheresis columns, and immunoadsorption columns. Asahi Kasei Medical's core competence is in blood related polymer technologies, materials technologies, and blood analysis technologies. The Research and Development Division is developing next-generation products based in these technologies for fields ranging from extracorporeal therapy to organ function diagnosis and artificial organs. Now, as always, Asahi Kasei Medical is dedicated to serving and advancing medical therapy for the preservation and enhancement of human life.