Tag: kidney failure

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...

Fresenius and Cigna expand efforts to help people living with kidney...

Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) and Cigna have announced an expansion of their national effort to improve health outcomes and lower the cost...
PROPr kidney failure score

New scoring system measures health-related quality of life in kidney failure...

Results from a new study support the validity of a score that considers various patient-reported measures and preferences for assessing health-related quality of life,...
automated wearable artificial kidney

Further enhancements required to optimise artificial kidney device for peritoneal dialysis...

Despite the device demonstrating no serious adverse events (SAEs) in a preliminary safety study, researchers believe further enhancements are needed to improve the outcomes...
kidney transplant referrals

Higher kidney transplant referral rates found in non-profit dialysis facilities versus...

New research indicates that patients with kidney failure who receive care at for-profit dialysis facilities are less likely to be referred for kidney transplants...