dialysis

June 4, 2018

In their last year of life, Medicare patients on chronic kidney dialysis generally follow one of four trajectories of healthcare expense and intensity, new research suggests.

April 30, 2018

As they approach the end of their lives, many patients with end-stage renal disease face a harrowing choice: Continue dialysis treatment or enter hospice care.

Seattle-based nonprofit dialysis provider Northwest Kidney Centers intends to make a $15 million grant over the next five years to support startup projects within the University of Washington’s Center for Dialysis Innovation.

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A new Center for Dialysis Innovation was launched in early November. 

The results of an exploratory clinical trial indicate that a wearable artifical kidney could be developed as a viable, new dialysis technology.  Some redesigns would be required to overcome device-related, techn

The U.S Food and Drug Administration has granted Expedited Access Pathway status to the Wearable Artificial Kidney (WAK) after the de

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