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2014-10-01 16:27:03

A Houston, TX Board Certified physician specializing in Nephrology, Dr. Katherine Timmins, Renal Specialists of Houston, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Houston's Nephrology specialist Dr. Katherine Timmins, Renal Specialists of Houston for inclusion in its highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors this year....

2014-09-30 12:26:18

Phosphate Binder Combination Use in Dialysis is Low, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that through examination of U.S. patient-level claims data, anemic chronic kidney disease non-dialysis (CKD-ND) patients are not highly persistent with their erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA) medication. In addition, one-year persistency is similar between Amgen's Aranesp and Janssen's Procrit....

2014-09-22 08:27:40

DENVER, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Falcon Physician, a provider of electronic health record (EHR) software to nephrologists and a subsidiary of DaVita HealthCare Partners, a leading provider of kidney care and health care services, announced that it has successfully completed the rigorous requirements needed to become certified for Meaningful Use Stage 2. Falcon Physician received certification for both Stages 1 and 2 through Drummond, the industry leader in software...

2014-09-19 20:22:08

OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Baxter Corporation, in collaboration with Health Canada, is voluntarily recalling specific lots of two Acid Concentrate hemodialysis solutions (see below) due to particulate matter found in the product. Particulate matter in the product may cause inadequate dialysis and may result in serious injury such as allergic reactions or blockage of small blood vessels if it enters into a patient's bloodstream. The affected products were distributed to...

2014-09-18 23:06:29

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Dialysis Products and Services Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Dialysis Products and Services Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020,” the global dialysis products and services market...

2014-09-18 12:29:13

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Don Cherry and Terry Leon receive National Awards at Kidney Foundation of Canada 50(th) Anniversary Breakfast in recognition of their outstanding commitment to raising awareness of organ donation and the importance of early risk assessment for kidney disease. Their family experiences with kidney failure are poignantly shared in the Foundation's 50 Kidney Stories anniversary magazine. Don Cherry - Recipient, Kidney Foundation of Canada...

2014-09-18 08:28:39

Nurses Serve as the Heart of Care Delivery DENVER, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, recognizes its over 13,000 nephrology nurses during Nephrology Nurses Week, Sept. 14-20, 2014. Nephrology nurses are part of a dedicated clinical team that specializes in providing life-sustaining care for patients with kidney disease or abnormal kidney function. Nephrology...

2014-09-18 00:20:57

DALLAS, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Report on Hemodialysis Industry in China, 2014-2018 is a new market intelligence study of 50 pages, published in September 2014 and now available with LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com. As Chinese economy develops with increasing income per capita and payment ability of hemodialysis patients, the industry will develop rapidly in the future. The costs of hemodialysis consist of instruments, drugs and services with the...

2014-09-17 16:27:22

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients at DSI McMinnville Dialysis clinic now have another option when it comes to choosing a dialysis treatment that is right for them. DSI Renal, a leading provider of dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure, announced today that their McMinnville location will now offer patients the opportunity to receive treatment at home through their Peritoneal Dialysis program. DSI McMinnville will also provide...

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®...


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Hypertension (journal)
2012-05-14 11:48:30

Hypertension is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1979 and published monthly by the American Heart Association (AHA). As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is John E. Hall (University of Mississippi). Publishing formats include original manuscripts, invited review summaries, invited case-based reviews, recent study highlights, invited brief commentaries, scientific or technical tutorials, letter to the editor, and novel findings of unusual interest. This journal focuses on...

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cacodemon
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