Latest peritoneal dialysis Stories

2011-03-08 11:12:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressional leaders will learn about the experiences of constituents living with kidney disease and how it can be prevented from kidney patient-advocates participating in the American Kidney Fund's (AKF) second annual Advocate Training and Fly-in to commemorate World Kidney Day on March 10. The seven AKF advocates represent a cross-section of people affected by kidney disease: four use a variety of dialysis regimens, one has had a...

2011-03-03 12:21:35

Patients with end-stage renal disease who opt for peritoneal dialysis experience no greater risk of catheter infection than those who undergo hemodialysis.

2011-01-14 08:55:59

Patients who must return to dialysis after a kidney transplant failure survive just as well on home dialysis as hospital dialysis, but few choose that option.

2011-01-14 08:45:40

Patients returning to dialysis after kidney transplant failure present unique challenges compared with other dialysis patients: they have been exposed to very powerful immunosuppressive medications and have been on dialysis for a longer period of time than other dialysis patients.

2011-01-10 13:52:05

Patients who have to undergo dialysis see their lives inevitably affected by the treatment.

2011-01-09 09:25:00

Rodney Sokoloski used to have to drive to the city three times a week to get his dialysis.

2010-09-01 13:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Renal Care, Inc. (USRC), a leading privately-held provider of outpatient dialysis services, today announced it has started construction of a dialysis center in Grove, Oklahoma, the company's first in the state.

2010-06-24 14:59:26

Gastrointestinal (GI ) symptoms are proven to be more common in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis than in patients with chronic renal failure having hemodialysis.

2010-04-21 07:00:00

EXTON, Penn., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends is pleased to announce the publication of a new syndicated report, Special Report: Dialysis Modalities in the US.

2010-03-04 16:09:00

MERCED, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced the opening of a new Satellite Dialysis center in Merced, California.

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