Tag: dialysis patients

Air pollution exposure may heighten risk of heart disease among US...

In a retrospective cohort study published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases (AJKD), researchers have found that US adults receiving haemodialysis who are exposed...
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The Alio SmartPatch™: Optimising dialysis patient monitoring with a wearable, non-invasive...

This advertorial is sponsored by Alio Medical Owing to the various risk factors and potential complications faced by kidney disease patients undergoing dialysis treatment, new...

Xeltis announces “promising outcomes” in restorative graft trials following EU financing

Xeltis has announced promising initial outcomes from two key vascular trials involving its restorative graft technologies. According to the company, more than 350 successful dialysis...

DaVita Clinical Research study indicates mRNA COVID-19 vaccines effective in dialysis...

Dialysis patients who received mRNA COVID-19 vaccines had a lower risk of COVID-19 diagnosis post-vaccination, and were less likely to be hospitalised or die...

ASN Kidney Week: Research uncovers why dialysis and transplant patients are...

People with kidney failure who are on dialysis or who have received a kidney transplant face a higher risk of dying from COVID-19—and new...
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New vascular access handbook intends to provide dialysis patients with answers...

At the 12th Congress of the Vascular Access Society (VAS; 6–9 April 2021, online), Ramon Roca-Tey, senior consultant in nephrology at the Fundación Sanitaria...

Fresenius Medical Care North America announces three key clinical leadership appointments

Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) has announced three key clinical leadership appointments to help drive priorities, including improving patient outcomes, adopting connected health technologies...
home haemodialysis failure

Significant mortality increase seen after home haemodialysis failure compared to continued...

Failure of home haemodialysis (HHD) treatment, defined as a return to in-centre haemodialysis (ICHD), has been associated with a “significant increase” in mortality when...
covid-19 vaccine dialysis patients

Nationwide survey indicates hesitancy among US dialysis patient groups over COVID-19...

A nationwide survey distributed among 150 randomly selected dialysis facilities in the USA has found that a “substantial proportion” of patients receiving in-centre haemodialysis...
diaverum dialysis travel guide

Diaverum launches 2021 travel guide for dialysis patients

Diaverum, a global renal care service provider, has launched its first ever holiday dialysis travel guide in an effort to “empower renal patients worldwide...