Many patients with end-stage kidney disease hear about in-center blood-cleansing, but not about the DIY approach at home.
How do clinicians respond to the sizable volume of patients with end-stage renal disease but who don't want conventional care?
This is the Center for Dialysis Innovation’s third award in the ongoing international KidneyX competition.
At-home dialysis is a U.S. priority to stem the growing burden of care that involves people with chronic kidney disease.
Nephrology researcher "Beno" Freedman explores why, in about 25% of hospitalized patients, the virus damages the kidneys' filtering function.
In survey, nearly 85% desire resuscitation in the event of cardiac arrest, even though likely outcomes are poor, relative to the general population.
The Center for Dialysis Innovation earns acclaim for a porous synthetic graft intended to make the blood-cleansing process safer and more reliable.
Study indicates many are overly optimistic about, or not aware of, their likely prognosis – which may contribute to more aggressive end-of-life care.
UW center submitted 2 of 16 concepts chosen as finalists; focus is relief for kidney-failure patients.
Patients have treatment options that clinicians should employ, says the study’s lead author.