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First-ever clearance of its kind in the US creates an important new option for patients and providers to perform home hemodialysis overnight while sleeping LAWRENCE, Mass., Dec.
Patients suffering with end-stage renal disease could increase their survival chances by undergoing intensive dialysis at home rather than the conventional dialysis in clinics.
Home-based dialysis treatments are on the rise in both the developing and developed worlds, but developed countries appear to be turning to them less often, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN).
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have found more evidence of the benefits of home dialysis for patients with kidney failure.
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