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  • centers
  • DaVita dialysis centers and hospital locations in impacted areas continue to receive and treat patients. (davita.com)
  • In another prospective study of 292 PD patients involving 28 dialysis centers, 24.8% PD patients switched to HD during the study period and 40% of those patients switched within the first year and 70% within two years of starting PD [ 8 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • This procedure is typically performed three to four times a week in dialysis centers across different commercial and medical facilities. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • cycler
  • To remove even more wastes, a mini-cycler machine can be used to exchange the dialysis solution once or several times overnight as the patient sleeps. (nih.gov)
  • In theory, when using only glucose-containing solutions, such patients would do best with automated therapies (automated peritoneal dialysis [APD]), such as nightly intermittent peritoneal dialysis (NIPD) or nightly cycler therapy with a last-bag fill (first morning fill) and a midday exchange when only using glucose-containing solutions. (uptodate.com)
  • DaVita
  • For example, in February 2017, a leading US-based provider of dialysis services, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. announced its partnership with Cigna, a healthcare insurance service company on a global scale. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • abdominal
  • The dialysis dose can be increased by using a larger fill volume, but only within the limits of the person's abdominal capacity. (nih.gov)
  • 12S-350) The present invention relates to a device to provide passage through the abdominal wall of a patient to allow pertioneal dialysis to be performed, and more particularly to a device that can be inserted in a patient and left there from one dialysis to the next. (google.com)
  • In either case, pain typically starts as a generalized abdominal pain (with involvement of poorly localizing innervation of the visceral peritoneal layer), and may become localized later (with the involvement of the somatically innervated parietal peritoneal layer). (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=2048 http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Alcaligenes http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Alcaligenes Malek-Marín T et al (2009) A case of endocarditis of difficult diagnosis in dialysis: could "pest" friends be involved? (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients
  • There are currently over 130 patients on the peritoneal dialysis (PD) program at LHSC. (lhsc.on.ca)
  • According to PET testing in different populations, approximately 15 percent of patients will be rapid transporters at the start of peritoneal dialysis. (uptodate.com)
  • Diabetic nephropathy has become the leading cause of ESRD in such countries as United States, Canada, Japan, Scandinavia and much of Western Europe, accounting for 30% of new patients and 26% of U.S. dialysis and transplant patients [2, (springer.com)
  • Khanna R. Dialysis considerations for diabetic patients. (springer.com)
  • Johnston JR. Maintaining diabetic patients on long-term peritoneal dialysis. (springer.com)
  • Peritoneal dialysis is an excellent and accepted way to treat patients with chronic uremia or acute kidney shutdown. (google.com)
  • Peritoneal dialysis patients require a diet that is rich in high-quality protein and low in phosphorus. (davita.com)
  • Patients whose dialysis is impacted by Hurricane Harvey or Hurricane Irma should call 1-800-400-8331 . (davita.com)
  • For example as per USRDS data from 2007, of approximately 368,000 patients undergoing dialysis in the United States (USA), the point prevalence for PD patients was only 7.2% [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Most patients are on blood pressure lowering medications when they first start dialysis for kidney failure. (davita.com)
  • Nonetheless, approximately 60 percent of hemodialysis patients and 30 percent of patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD) still have high blood pressure that requires medicines. (davita.com)
  • A majority of these home hemodialysis patients who get more frequent dialysis have normal blood pressures and do not need to take blood pressure medicines. (davita.com)
  • As peritoneal dialysis offers benefits such as minimal interference with lifestyle and routine, personalized treatment for individual needs of patients, and can be performed at home, and even while the patient is asleep, thus saving significant amount of time, numerous patients with responsibilities and active lifestyles have been opting for this form of maintenance dialysis. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • Designed for home use, the device was made for ease of use and it works with Baxter's SHARESOURCE online platform that allows clinicians to review patients' dialysis sessions. (medgadget.com)
  • dialysate
  • The rate of diffusion of any solute or the dialysate-to-plasma ratio of that solute after a timed dwell is related to the perfusion of existing capillaries and the vascularity of (capillary density) a specified peritoneal surface area. (uptodate.com)
  • In some dialysis machines, the urea clearance during dialysis is estimated by testing the ability of the dialyzer to remove a small salt load that is added to the dialysate during dialysis. (wikipedia.org)
  • depends
  • The choice of dialysis therapy depends on such factors as nephrologist's bias, existence of extrarenal disease in the patient, treatment availability and other medical and social factors . (springer.com)
  • treatment
  • The invention also aims to provide a peritoneal dialysis apparatus with which automatic dialysis treatment can be performed by the patient himself and the operation procedures of which are very clear and easy to understand, so treatment can be performed with optimal conditions, and even if a trouble should occur, it can be coped with easily. (google.co.uk)
  • If you choose peritoneal dialysis (PD) for your dialysis treatment, your health care team will work with you from the start. (davita.com)
  • Learn about the relationship between diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD), as well as how people with diabetes can choose to do the home dialysis treatment, peritoneal dialysis (PD). (davita.com)
  • Peritoneal dialysis is a daily dialysis treatment that may help some people keep their blood pressure in a desirable range without additional high blood pressure medicine. (davita.com)
  • Unless you have a kidney transplant , you will need a treatment called dialysis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • feasible
  • In some people, the peritoneum does not allow wastes to enter the dialysis solution efficiently enough to make PD feasible. (nih.gov)
  • dose
  • It was developed by Frank Gotch and John Sargent as a way for measuring the dose of dialysis when they analyzed the data from the National Cooperative Dialysis Study. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • Peritoneal Dialysis is a form of home dialysis. (lhsc.on.ca)
  • Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is perhaps the simplest form of dialysis, which can be performed with minimum lifestyle changes and high degree of freedom. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • Icodextrin (INN, USAN) is a colloid osmotic agent, derived from maltodextrin, used in form of an aqueous solution for peritoneal dialysis under the trade name Extraneal, and after gynecological laparoscopic surgery for the reduction of post-surgical adhesions (fibrous bands that form between tissues and organs) under the trade name Adept. (wikipedia.org)
  • types
  • Secondly, the report states the global Peritoneal Dialysis Machine market size (volume and value), and the segment markets by regions, types, applications and companies are also discussed. (pitchengine.com)
  • amounts
  • With endless amounts of information available these days via the internet, information can become skewed, and misinformation can keep people from choosing a home dialysis option that could improve their overall quality of life. (davita.com)
  • Infection
  • Vaginal insufflation (air enters via the fallopian tubes, e.g. water-skiing, oral sex) Colonic or peritoneal infection From chest (e.g. bronchopleural fistula) Non-invasive PAP (positive airway pressure) can force air down duodenum as well as down trachea. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Fresenius Kidney Care dialysis centers can be known as Fresenius Medical Care (FMCNA), as well as other names. (freseniuskidneycare.com)
  • Play media Ultrasound finding of pneumoperitoneum known as "peritoneal stripe sign" As differential diagnoses, a subphrenic abscess, bowel interposed between diaphragm and liver (Chilaiditi syndrome), and linear atelectasis at the base of the lungs can simulate free air under the diaphragm on a chest X-ray. (wikipedia.org)