Latest peritoneal dialysis Stories

2008-10-08 09:00:51

While peritoneal dialysis home therapy (PD) was originally introduced 30 years ago to offer patients with kidney failure a better way to filter toxins and fluids from the body overnight or several times a day in the convenience of their home, the economic advantages of PD have taken on increasing importance and visibility due to recent Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rule changes and legislation affecting reimbursement and patient education. As government officials,...

2008-06-17 09:01:13

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Renal Solutions, Inc (RSI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care, announced today the addition of two members to its Medical Advisory Board, Jose Diaz-Buxo, M.D., FACP and Todd Ing, M.D. Dr. Diaz-Buxo is Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, Renal Therapies Group, Fresenius Medical Care North America. He is also Senior Advisor for Global Home Therapies, Fresenius Medical Care. He is known for his development of continuous...

2008-02-29 12:00:50

Fresenius Medical Care North America ("FMCNA"), wholly-owned subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA ("FMC") (Frankfurt Stock Exchange; FME and NYSE: FMS), will introduce the Liberty™ Cycler during the 28th Annual Dialysis Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 1-4, 2008. This proprietary device is designed for use in Automated Peritoneal Dialysis (APD) therapy, which continues to be the most frequently utilized home therapy for the treatment of end-stage renal...

2007-10-09 12:00:41

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- WellBound, the first company focused exclusively on providing pre-dialysis wellness education and supporting the full spectrum of self-care dialysis therapies, today announced the opening of its 11th specialized self-care dialysis center. Located is Sacramento, CA, this "Center of Excellence" will support nephrologists based at Kaiser Permanente's Sacramento Medical Center, as well as other community nephrologists, in providing chronic kidney...

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