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Latest Nocturnal dialysis Stories

2011-02-18 05:59:00

HALMSTAD, Sweden and CHICAGO, February 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Redsense safety device is the only device cleared by FDA to monitor patients for potential blood loss from the hemodialysis needle puncture site. With an 8 hour FDA clinical clearance, Redsense is available to help protect patients undergoing treatment in clinics for longer than 5 hours - such as Nocturnal Dialysis. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110218/437643 ) Dialysis equipment today is...

2011-02-17 06:00:00

LAWRENCE, Mass., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 31st Annual Dialysis Conference, NxStage(R) Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that more than 5,000 patients are using the NxStage System One for home hemodialysis. The System One is the only portable home hemodialysis machine cleared for home use by the FDA. "This new milestone demonstrates growing support of home and more frequent hemodialysis with...

2010-12-16 06:30:00

LAWRENCE, Mass., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that a group of its first patients are celebrating their seven-year anniversary of home hemodialysis treatment with the NxStage® System One(TM), the only hemodialysis machine cleared by the FDA for home use. Each of these patients continues to experience the improved health and quality of life benefits possible with...

2010-11-22 15:53:35

NIH study compared more frequent vs. standard treatment Frequent hemodialysis improved left ventricular mass (heart size) and self-reported physical health compared to conventional hemodialysis for kidney failure, according to the Frequent Hemodialysis Network (FHN) Daily Trial funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Results were published online Nov. 20, 2010, in the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with a presentation at...

2009-09-09 17:55:00

DENVER, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), supports dialysis patients' education by offering individualized treatment options based on optimal patient care standards and social circumstances. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020729/DAVITALOGO) Victor Tlatelpa, 16, is not your everyday student at Hollywood High School in Los Angeles, CA - in between busy...

2009-08-28 11:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today announced its nocturnal dialysis patient population has reached a milestone, with 1,000 patients having received this life-saving treatment in more than 90 DaVita(R) centers around the nation. DaVita has one of the largest nocturnal patient populations in the country. (Logo:...

2009-01-06 06:30:00

LAWRENCE, Mass., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that a group of its first patients are celebrating their five-year anniversary of home hemodialysis treatment with the NxStage(R) System One(TM), the first truly portable home hemodialysis machine. Each of the four patients touts an improved quality of life characterized by better health and well being. As early adopters of daily...

2008-10-16 00:00:09

HP (NYSE:HPQ) and Home Dialysis Plus, Ltd. (HD+), a developer of devices and products for kidney dialysis, today announced a licensing agreement to enable dialysis patients to more easily integrate dialysis into their daily lives. Using HP's patented inkjet technology, HD+ plans to develop a portable, cost-effective dialysis system that allows patients to experience the benefits of nightly nocturnal dialysis (http://www.homedialysisplus.com/nocturnal.html) in the privacy of their own...


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