Nephrology News & Issues article “NxStage, Dialyze Direct to offer dialysis to SNFs in Ohio”

NEPHROLOGY BUSINESS NxStage, Dialyze Direct to offer dialysis to SNFs in Ohio NN&I STAFF — AUGUST 25, 2017  Getty Images/iStockphoto/ThinkStock NxStage Medical, Inc., through its Kidney Care subsidiary, is partnering with Dialyze Direct to provide System One dialysis machines for treating nursing home patients in Ohio. Dialyze Direct provides staff-assisted home hemodialysis to patients in skilled nursing […]

Nephrology News & Issues article “FDA clears NxStage System One for use without a care partner”

CLINICAL FDA clears NxStage System One for use without a care partner NN&I STAFF — AUGUST 28, 2017  Getty Images/iStockphoto/ThinkStock The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared NxStage Medical Inc.’s System One for solo home hemodialysis, without a care partner, during waking hours. “Patients have been asking for an FDA-cleared solo option for years,” said Dr. Allan […]

Nephrology News & Issues Article “The 50 most active kidney transplant centers in 2016”

KIDNEY TRANSPLANTTOP 50 KIDNEY TRANSPLANT CENTERS The 50 most active kidney transplant centers in 2016 Record number of organ transplants in the US shuffles ranking of transplant centers MARK E. NEUMANN — JUNE 12, 2017 top 50, 3d concept University of California Davis Medical Center cracked the code as the busiest kidney transplant center in […]

HDU Mourns the Loss of Advisory Board Member Celeste Castillo Lee

Celeste Castillo Lee Celeste Lee’s husband, Daniel, announced  that  she was freed of illness and earthly burden today at 2:50pm.  “The passing was peaceful and beautiful, following everything that she planned.  She will forever be in our hearts. We owe tremendous gratitude to everyone one of you, for your love, thoughts, prayers, and support.  You […]

NN&I (Nephrology News & Issues) Scientists make a step toward developing bioartificial kidney

CLINICALKIDNEY WEEK Scientists make a step toward developing bioartificial kidney Researchers have developed a key component needed to create a bioartificial kidney NN&I STAFF — NOVEMBER 19, 2016 Getty Images/iStockphoto/ThinkStock Scientists in the Netherlands have created a “living membrane” that consists of a tight kidney cell layer on artificial membrane surfaces and can transport molecules […]

For Immediate Release

  For Immediate Release October 31, 2016                                                     Home Dialyzors United Applauds Publication of “Intensive Hemodialysis: Potential for Improving Patient Outcomes”   Davenport, IA.  Home Dialyzors United (HDU) applauds the publication of “Intensive Hemodialysis: Potential for Improving Patient Outcomes,” a supplement to the November issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Intensive […]