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Study finds shortcomings in doctor-patient discussions about kidney transplantation

In a study of dialysis patients, those who reported that they had discussed the option of transplantation with clinicians were more likely to be put on the transplant waiting list; however, clinician-reported discussions of transplantation did not increase patients’ likelihood of being waitlisted

Baxter to expand Alabama dialyzer manufacturing facility

Baxter International Inc. said it plans to expand its dialyzer manufacturing facility in Opelika, Ala., to help address the growing global demand for dialyzers

Large dialysis companies still have questions about ESCO demo

With a January launch looming for the Comprehensive ESRD Care Initiative, dialysis providers are still searching for more information on how the demonstration will operate

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Preparing for the Wearable Artificial Kidney's first human clinical trial in the US

Preparing for the Wearable Artificial Kidney's first human clinical trial in the US

The Wearable Artificial Kidney, Invented by nephrologist Victor Gura, MD, FASN, from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been involved in laboratory and clinical testing since 2001 by medical clinicians, bio medical engineers, and other medical device researchers.

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Socioeconomic impact on ESRD?

Socioeconomic impact on ESRD?

Sadly, the precise population that the medical safety net has promised to help, the socioeconomically disadvantaged, remain disproportionally at risk.

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WHAT'S NEW

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Blogs

Preparing for the Wearable Artificial Kidney's first human clinical trial in the US

Preparing for the Wearable Artificial Kidney's first human clinical trial in the US

The Wearable Artificial Kidney, Invented by nephrologist Victor Gura, MD, FASN, from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been involved in laboratory and clinical testing since 2001 by medical clinicians, bio medical engineers, and other medical device researchers.

More
Socioeconomic impact on ESRD?

Socioeconomic impact on ESRD?

Sadly, the precise population that the medical safety net has promised to help, the socioeconomically disadvantaged, remain disproportionally at risk.

More