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2014-09-16 08:30:17

Innovative needle design to enhance patient safety LAWRENCE, Mass., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced its single needle technology, OneSite(TM), has received FDA clearance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110503/MM94799LOGO The OneSite employs a unique dual lumen needle design offered in both a sharp version with MasterGuard® and a buttonhole version with SteriPick®...

2014-09-15 16:26:49

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialysis is a life-sustaining process that purifies the blood of kidney failure patient by cleaning waste products, removing extra fluids and by controlling the body's fluidic levels. Dialysis products and services market would be experiencing impressive growth majorly due to rising prevalence of chronic kidney diseases (CKD) and rapidly rising diabetic population. This report studies the global market for dialysis products and services from...

2014-09-12 16:24:00

DUBLIN, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8gn27f/dialysis_products) has announced the addition of the "Global Dialysis Products and Services (Hemodialysis Products, Peritoneal Dialysis Products; In-center Dialysis Services and Home Dialysis Services) Market - Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8gn27f/dialysis_products ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2014-09-10 08:30:28

Portability of System One allows four riders to travel to Oregon and dialyze during the ride LAWRENCE, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, is proud to support four kidney failure patients performing home hemodialysis (HHD) treatment with the NxStage® System One(TM) as they ride in the eighth annual Tour DaVita®. Beginning on September 14 in Oregon, each patient will bike up to 257 miles...

2014-09-05 08:24:03

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In less than two months, several experts in nephrology are slated to present during NRAA's third annual Medical Directors' Workshop and Nephrology Symposium in Chicago, Illinois, October 17 and 18. In joint providership with Cleveland Clinic, this two-day workshop was designed by the NRAA to address the most pressing medical challenges faced by today's dialysis facilities. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140904/143192 Logo -...

2014-09-02 08:29:12

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluegrass Vascular Technologies (BVT), a private medical technology company focused on innovating lifesaving devices and methods for vascular access procedures, has announced the appointment of Dr. Gabriele Niederauer, a seasoned senior medical device executive, to President and CEO. Following the recent closure of Series A financing, BVT is focused on obtaining CE Mark for the Surfacer(TM) Inside-Out Access Catheter System, a proprietary...

2014-08-26 12:29:08

New educational resources now make it even easier for facilities to implement and encourage ongoing compliance with Prevantics® products. ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDI, leader in infection prevention products and solutions, continues to reinforce the importance of a complete infection prevention program for skin antisepsis. Prevantics(®) products are the first and only 3.15% Chlorhexidine Gluconate (w/v) and 70% Isopropyl Alcohol (v/v) formula which has been...

2014-08-25 08:27:42

Patients, nurses and nephrologists nominate their "Nurse Hero" in celebration of Nephrology Nurses Week LAWRENCE, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today launched the Nurse Hero Campaign a first-of-its-kind home hemodialysis nurse recognition that honors the dedication and compassion of the nephrology nursing community. Beginning today, patients, nephrologists and fellow nurses can nominate their...

2014-08-20 23:02:26

A common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste products from the blood did not improve survival chances for people who suddenly developed the condition, in a new analysis led by experts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 A common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste products from the blood did not improve survival chances for people who suddenly developed the condition, in an analysis led by experts...

2014-08-18 16:28:18

Second Phase 3 Registrational Study Meets Primary and All Secondary Endpoints THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that a second placebo-controlled Phase 3 study evaluating AMG 416 for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), receiving hemodialysis, met its primary and all secondary endpoints. The primary endpoint was the proportion of patients with > 30 percent...


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