The U.S. Dialysis Market
26 million American adults have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and millions of others are at increased risk. CKD is a progressive disease which ultimately leads to kidney failure. There are more than half a million patients whose kidneys have failed requiring them to seek treatment. Of this, approximately 370,000 are receiving hemodialysis and this number is growing year on year. In 2009 the total medical care costs for Chronic Renal Failure reached $42.5 billion.
About Nephros, Inc.
Nephros, Inc., headquartered in River Edge, New Jersey, is a medical device company developing and marketing filtration products for therapeutic applications and water purification. The Nephros Hemodiafiltration (HDF) system is intended to address the critical financial and clinical needs of the care provider. The Nephros Dual Stage Ultrafilter (DSU) is the basis for the Nephros line of water filtration products, which includes the MSU and SSU ultrafilters. The patented dual stage cold sterilization ultrafilter has the capability to filter out bacteria, viruses, parasites and biotoxins. The Nephros DSU, MSU, and SSU are intended for the filtration of biological contaminants from water and bicarbonate concentrate used in hemodialysis procedures.
For more information about Nephros, please visit the company's website at www.nephros.com.
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