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2013-11-22 10:37:26

Patients receiving high intensity care when dialysis is initiated have shorter survival times and eventually need more intensive procedures Adults age 65 years and older represent half of the patients initiating chronic dialysis in the United States. Simple measures of the severity of an older kidney failure patient's illness when starting dialysis—such as whether dialysis was initiated in an inpatient setting, the length of the patient's hospital stay, and the use of other...

2013-11-17 23:01:26

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Dialysis Market [(Hemodialysis - Machine, Dialyzer, Bloodlines, Concentrates, Services), (Peritoneal Dialysis - Cycler, Catheter, Dialysate, CCPD, CAPD, IPD), (End Users - Hospital, Independent Dialysis Center, Home Dialysis)] – Global Forecast to 2018” to its store. As of 2013, North America (comprising the U.S. and Canada) holds the largest share of the global dialysis market. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 The global dialysis market is broadly...

2013-10-18 12:56:36

Treatment shows promise for improving artery function Receiving dialysis at home while sleeping not only improves kidney health and quality of life for people with kidney disease, it could also decrease their risk of heart disease, says new study presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. "Patients with end-stage renal disease have at least a five-fold increase in cardiovascular complications," says Dr. Christopher Overgaard, one of the study's authors and a cardiologist at the...

2013-10-14 09:52:41

Treatments may help the 20 to 44 percent of patients with kidney failure who struggle with depression Behavioral therapy provided chair-side to kidney failure patients while they're undergoing dialysis may help fight depression and improve patients' quality of life, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Thanks to advances in medical technology, dialysis patients have the potential to live longer and healthier...


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