First patients treated with Quanta's SC+ portable dialysis machine

October 25, 2015
UK-based Quanta Fluid Solutions Ltd said it has successfully treated the first patients with SC+, its portable, cartridge-based hemodialysis system…

FDA approves new Baxter peritoneal dialysis system

October 13, 2015
The United States Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearance to Baxter International Inc.'s AMIA automated peritoneal dialysis (APD)…

Teen’s effort on home hemodialysis machine may help invigorate market with few choices

October 8, 2015
A story in September detailed the work of Anya Pogharian on a new portable hemodialysis machine. The 18-year-old from Montreal is…

Patients want what nephrologists would seek: the best dialysis care

September 27, 2015
INDIANAPOLIS–Dialysis can take a toll on your well-being. Three times a week, 3-4 hours a treatment, doesn't do a good job of replacing natural…

Northwest Kidney Centers honors home dialysis patient, advocate Bill Peckham

September 21, 2015
Northwest Kidney Centers has named a conference room at one of its Seattle dialysis clinics after home dialyzor Bill Peckham to commemorate his…

Study shows heart benefits for patients who do nocturnal dialysis

September 20, 2015
Canadian patients who received in center nocturnal dialysis saw a significant reduction in left ventricular mass after one year, compared to patients…

Dialysis: A duopoly of solutes and volume—not a solute monopoly alone

September 14, 2015
Editor’s note: This article was originally published Sept. 3 on Home Dialysis Central’s 

Montreal Teen testing portable dialysis machine she created

September 11, 2015
Seventeen-year-old Anya Pogharian from Montreal is working with Héma-Québec, which manages the blood supply of Quebec, to test a $500…

Study shows survival advantage of home hemodialysis compared to peritoneal dialysis

September 2, 2015
A study published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases has demonstrated that frequent home hemodialysis patients have a lower risk of death…

It's time to start adequately funding home hemodialysis training

September 2, 2015
One thing became abundantly clear after sifting through the 490 comments on the

Study finds lower mortality rate for home hemodialysis vs. peritoneal dialysis patients

August 26, 2015
Data from Australia and New Zealand shows that patient survival rates in those countries were significantly higher among home hemodialysis patients…

Why choose peritoneal dialysis?

August 14, 2015
Editor's note: After more than 20 years on in-center hemodialysis, Jennifer Castillo decided it was time to go back to 

Making peritoneal dialysis a success for your patients

August 13, 2015
End-stage renal disease is feared to be—and many times viewed as—a death sentence in the eyes of patients when they are first diagnosed…

Why peritoneal dialysis works for me

August 13, 2015
After doing in-center hemodialysis for more than 20 years, I decided it was time to go back to the peritoneal dialysis (PD) treatment. I had used PD…

Can peritoneal dialysis be a long-term therapy?

August 12, 2015
Editor’s Note: The use of peritoneal dialysis in the United States has risen substantially in the last few years, as providers find the

Growth slows for peritoneal dialysis from 2014 to 2015

August 12, 2015
After showing steady growth beginning in 2012, the number of new starts on peritoneal dialysis in the U.S. took a major plunge this past year, likely…

NxStage Medical revenue grows in second quarter

August 10, 2015
Dialysis product manufacturer NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM) reported second quarter financial results at and above the top end of its guidance…

Empowered to do ‘what I want to do’ despite diabetic ESRD

August 6, 2015
Editor’s note: Lauren Gregg is a home hemodialysis patient from Ewing, N.J. and a competitive pool player for the American Pool Player’s

NxStage releases details on new dialysis systems

August 6, 2015
NxStage Medical is working on a new home hemodialysis machine that can also be used in-center, as well as a peritoneal dialysis machine, and a…

Kt/V urea has served its purpose, so let us now move on

August 5, 2015
Editor's note: Two reviews were recently published in Kidney International, that analyzed the role of Kt/Vurea in determining dialysis dose