Number of active users of NxStage Home Hemodialysis System exceeds 2007
patients in 2007, having increased 290 percent in past 18 months Seven of the Top Ten Hospitals for Kidney Disease are now NxStage Partners
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innovative Streamline(TM) Airless Blood Tubing System
LAWRENCE, Mass., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), will recognize at the American Society of Nephrology's Renal Week 2007 (October 31 through November 5, 2007 in San Francisco, CA), several key milestones supporting its mission to transform renal therapy with innovative yet simple solutions that benefit patients, caregivers and society.
NxStage, the leading manufacturer of dialysis machines indicated for home use and the first truly portable home hemodialysis machine, announced that this month it has reached a new patient adoption milestone of 2007 patients in the year 2007 using the NxStage(R) System One(TM). This more than doubles the number of patients attained during Q4 2006 and represents 290 percent growth over the past 18 months. NxStage reached 2007 patients in early October of this year, and 1957 as of September 30, 2007. More frequent home hemodialysis with the NxStage System One has been shown to offer patients both health and quality of life benefits. The System One is now available at over 300 dialysis centers in markets throughout the United States.
Additionally, NxStage announced that seven of the top ten hospitals, as
reported by U.S. News and World Report's ranking of hospitals for kidney
disease, are now NxStage partners for their intensive care therapies. "Our
system has proven its value com
|SOURCE NxStage Medical, Inc.|
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