Satellite Healthcare, Inc., one of the nation’s first and largest providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced that its chief researchers will present at the American Society of Nephrology’s (ASN) 41st annual meeting and scientific exposition during Renal Week, November 4-9, 2008 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (Business Wire EON) October 31, 2008 -- Renal Week is an annual event hosted by the ASN, a non-profit organization dedicated to the study of nephrology. It will provide an opportunity for some 14,000 nephrologists from throughout the world to discuss their most recent research as well as attend educational seminars relating to the evolution of patient care.
The Satellite Healthcare presentations will be held on Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8. The topics to be presented are:
Hemodynamic Response during Conventional HD Treatment Assessed by Bio-Impedance Cardiography presented by Brigitte Schiller, MD; Archana Dhawan, MD; Sheila Doss, RN & John Moran, MB, BS
Differences in Cardiovascular Markers and Hemodynamic Parameters between Patients Undergoing Thrice Weekly or More Frequent HD presented by Bhupinder Virk, MD; Sheila Doss, RN; John Moran, MB, BS; Brigitte Schiller, MD
Efficacy of IV Ferumoxytol in CKD Patients with Persistent Anemia Despite Oral Iron Therapy presented by Brigitte Schiller, MD: Paul Miller, Jiannong Liu, Robert Brenner and Robert Provenzano
Effective Prevention of Catheter Tunnel Infection presented by Bridget Schiller, MD and John Moran, MB, BS
Among the presenters are:
John Moran, MB, BS, Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs for Satellite Healthcare and WellBound. Dr. Moran is a kidney disease expert with more than 30 years of academic research and clinical trial experience.
Brigitte Schiller, MD, Vice President for Scientific Affairs for Satellite Healthcare and Clinical Director for Satellite Laboratory Services. Dr. Schiller provides clinical leadership and leads internal and contract research.
In addition to the presentations, Satellite Dialysis and Satellite WellBound will be exhibitors in the Satellite Healthcare booth, which will also serve as a source of information on Satellite Healthcare's joint venture partner program.
Satellite's partnership program provides an opportunity for nephrologists to join Satellite Healthcare in joint ventures, which offer nephrologists up to 50% equity ownership. Through the combination of Satellite WellBound and Satellite Dialysis, Satellite Healthcare is able to provide its physician partners the opportunity to support a complete range of dialysis treatments. This includes daily peritoneal dialysis, all frequencies of home hemodialysis and in-center hemodialysis.
About Satellite Healthcare
Satellite Healthcare, Inc. is one of the nation's first and largest providers of dialysis services and kidney disease care. With its affiliated services Satellite WellBound, Satellite Dialysis and Satellite Research, Satellite Healthcare provides early patient wellness education, personalized clinical services and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices. This comprehensive offering allows Satellite Healthcare to advance the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can achieve a better life. For more information, www.satellitehealth.com
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About Satellite WellBound
Satellite WellBound, a service brand of Satellite Healthcare, is an innovative leader in the dialysis community. As the first company focused exclusively on the full continuum of self-care and home dialysis options, WellBound frees chronic kidney disease patients from in-center dialysis treatment regimens by offering multiple "self-care" treatment options. The company's unique expertise in personalized self-care training and patient wellness facilitates a higher quality of life and improved clinical outcomes for CKD patients, while enabling physicians to offer a new, superior level of care.
About Satellite Dialysis
Satellite Dialysis, a service brand of dialysis industry leader Satellite Healthcare, is a non-profit organization with a legacy of more than 35 years focused on meeting the long-term clinical needs of patients and physicians in the field of chronic kidney disease. At its centers, Satellite Dialysis provides first-rate clinical care to patients requiring comprehensive clinical support during dialysis treatments.
To learn more about Satellite Healthcare, Inc., please visit www.satellitehealth.com or contact the company directly at 1.800.476.5450.
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