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ChartTrends(R): Bone and Mineral Metabolism in Dialysis Reveals Latest Trends in the Treatment of Calcium, Phosphorus and PTH

... the management of calcium, phosphorus and PTH in dialysis patients. The report is based on actual patient ... in February 2009 from approximately 1,000 dialysis patient charts. This ChartTrends (R) ... switched from Renagel. The vast majority of dialysis patients are on Active Vitamin D formulations ...

BioTrends Releases TreatmentTrends(TM): US Nephrology, an Ongoing Syndicated Publication Providing Insight into Physician Perceptions and Management of Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

... of patients with Chronic Kidney Disease not on dialysis (CKD) on ESAs declined significantly compared to ... in which Amgen's Epogen currently leads the dialysis market and Ortho Biotech's Procrit and Amgen's ... optimistic projections for Feraheme in both the dialysis and CKD markets, drawing share from American ...

DaVita Launches 'Flu Fighter Program' in Support of National Influenza Week

... to save lives and prevent hospitalization in dialysis patients. Dialysis patients who already suffer ... the chances of spreading disease across the dialysis center and to optimize the health of its ... of kidney care in the United States, providing dialysis services and education for patients with chronic ...

European Nephrologists Share Insights on the Management of Renal Anemia and Hyperphosphatemia in Latest BioTrends Report

... Aranesp is the market share leader in both dialysis and CKD settings and is perceived to have ... this was primarily driven by uptake in the German dialysis market. Almost half of the Nephrologists ... will maintain its market leader position in both dialysis and CKD. In general, IV iron is reserved ...

Nephros Provides Corporate Update

... module enables the most common types of dialysis machines to be used for HDF therapy. Nephros ... to market its Dual Stage Ultrafilters (DSU) to dialysis clinics. "We are seeing a great interest for ultra pure water in dialysis centers for water polishing applications," said ...

BioTrends Releases TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrology and Renal Dietitians, Two Syndicated Reports Providing Continuing Insight into the Management of Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

... are divided as to their first line preference in dialysis -- approximately half choose a calcium-based ... patients with Chronic Kidney Disease not on dialysis (CKD), 73% of Nephrologists prefer to start with ... leader in hemodialysis and leads in every type of dialysis unit, Hectorol does its best in non-chains and ...

NxStage Announces Streamline(TM) Blood Tubing Set Supply Agreement with Renal Advantage Inc.

... Inc. ("RAI"), the fourth largest provider of dialysis services in the United States. Under the terms of ... centers were able to increase their patient dialysis dose delivery and increase minimum Kt/V of 1.2 to ... provides services to over 8,200 patients in 91 dialysis centers in ten states and delivers ...

DaVita Treats Thousands of Dialysis Patients in Wake of Hurricane Ike

... 57 of DaVita's 58 Houston dialysis Centers Open EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 1 ... in the United States, is caring for thousands of dialysis patients, despite the loss of power to millions ... materials and generators to deliver vital dialysis treatment during and after the storm. Nearly ...

New Study by BioTrends Highlights Anemia Practice Patterns According to Anemia Managers in Both Dialysis Units and CKD Clinics/Offices

... by 150 Anemia Managers -- 100 working with dialysis patients and 50 working with later stage Chronic ... TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrology report. In the dialysis market, Anemia Managers are very involved in ... Ferrlecit. In the CKD market, similar to the dialysis market, Anemia Managers are often in charge of ...

Angiotech receives CE Mark approval of HemoStream(TM) Chronic Dialysis Catheter

... to begin marketing the HemoStream(TM) Chronic dialysis Catheter in Europe. This CE Mark approval ... CEO of Angiotech. About the HemoStream Chronic dialysis Catheter Incidences of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) requiring dialysis are a rapidly growing challenge in healthcare ...

BioTrends Releases Quarterly TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrology Report Highlighting Market Trends for Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

... year (Amgen's Epogen remains the market leader in dialysis and Ortho Biotech's Procrit and Amgen's Aranesp ... to hold its position as market leader in both dialysis and CKD, the majority of Nephrologists continue ... advantage on ease of administration in both dialysis and CKD. AMAG Pharmaceutical's Ferumoxytol could ...

NxStage Announces Access to Demographic and Outcomes Information for the Growing U.S. Daily Home Hemodialysis Patient Population

... of therapy received three times a week at a dialysis center. This unique, quantitative portrait of ... reported figures for conventional, less frequent dialysis treatment. NxStage patients on home daily ... its broad applicability. -- 92% of the U.S. dialysis population resides within 60 miles of a center ...

Superior Patient Clinical Outcomes Confirms DaVita's Leadership Position on Quality Dialysis Care

... that compared the mortality trends for the major dialysis providers found that DaVita had a significant ... of kidney care in the United States, providing dialysis services and education for patients with chronic ... Associated with Improved Survival in a Large dialysis Organization?, 1998 to 2004. J Am Soc Nephrol 18: ...

New Study by BioTrends Highlights Practice Management Shifts Among European Nephrologists

... has not penetrated the ESA market in either the dialysis or pre-dialysis setting. Other newcomer, Shire's ... in the next three months, primarily in the dialysis setting. Calcium based binders are still the ... Genzyme's Renagel and Fosrenol taken together, dialysis share for non-calcium agents exceeds 53%. ...

DaVita Introduces 'Treatment Evaluator'

... Online Tool Helps Pair dialysis Patients with Compatible Treatment Options EL ... hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, or peritoneal dialysis -- is a potential fit based on their answers. ... the kidneys function. "When speaking with a dialysis patient about the different treatment options, ...

BioTrends Releases Two Publications - TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrologists and TreatmentTrends(TM): Renal Dietitians - Highlighting Market Trends for Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

... Renal Dietitians are an integral part of the dialysis patient care team and report a high level ... have had more of an impact on use in CKD than in dialysis with use of ESAs in CKD Stage 4 decreasing ... with an almost even share split, unlike the dialysis market, where Amgen's Epogen is the clear market ...

Dialysis Corporation of America Announces First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Date

... Md., April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- dialysis Corporation of America (Nasdaq: DCAI ) announced ... for a period of thirty days following the call. dialysis Corporation of America currently owns 35 free ... respect to future business events, regulation of dialysis operations, determination of reimbursement rates ...

DaVita Announces Retirement of Former Chief Medical Officer Charles J. McAllister, M.D.

... more than 20 years as medical director of dialysis facilities in the Tampa Bay area, where as one of ... first practicing local nephrologists, he created dialysis programs serving a community of more than one ... of kidney care in the United States, providing dialysis services and education for patients with chronic ...

Angiotech showcases its Hemostream(TM) Dialysis Catheter at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Annual Meeting

... An Innovative Chronic dialysis Catheter With Patented Triple Arterial Lumen ... and exhibit its innovative HemoStream(TM) chronic dialysis catheter at the 2008 Society of Interventional ... of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) requiring dialysis are a rapidly growing challenge in healthcare ...

Genzyme Launches Renvela(R) in the U.S. for Dialysis Patients

... Pursues Additional Approvals Globally for dialysis and Earlier Stage Chronic ... binder Renvela(R) (sevelamer carbonate) for dialysis patients, as well as significant progress in its ... that currently market phosphate binders for dialysis patients are working collaboratively to provide ...

BioTrends Releases Fourth Annual Nephrology TreatmentTrends Publication Highlighting Market Trends for Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

... an increased use of Vitamin D in both the dialysis and CKD populations which has grown consistently ... Zemplar continues to grow its share in dialysis and CKD, currently leading Hectorol in both markets. In dialysis patients, use of Amgen's Sensipar has also ...

NxStage Medical Announces Needle Supply Agreement with DaVita

... NXTM ), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that it has signed a ... Inc. (NYSE: DVA ) to continue to supply DaVita's dialysis centers with MasterGuard and ButtonHole safety ... during the vast majority of chronic dialysis therapy treatments. MasterGuard is the leading ...

Katie Lee Joel to Conduct Free, Hands-On, Holiday Cooking Demonstration for Local Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

... to Katie's heart because her grandfather was a dialysis patient for several years. Although the ... Almost half of newly diagnosed kidney patients on dialysis developed kidney disease because of diabetes. ... 5 to follow a low phosphorus diet because most dialysis patients will develop hyperphosphatemia ...

Baxter Kidney Patient Education Program Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

... D.C./Baltimore area. "We let them know that dialysis is not a death sentence - it's an opportunity to ... End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), which requires dialysis or a kidney transplant to stay alive, and the ... more than 660,000 by 2010. This growth in kidney dialysis patients has created a need for not only reliable ...

Proteon Therapeutics to Present at Annual Meeting of American Society of Nephrology in San Francisco on November 2, 2007

... access, fail to mature to usable access sites for dialysis patients. "Vascular access related complications ... major cause of suffering and hospitalization for dialysis patients," said Timothy P. Noyes, the Company's ... the creation of more reliable dialysis access sites." About Vascular Access in ...

FDA Approves Genzyme's Renvela(TM) for Dialysis Patients

... events. Genzyme expects to launch Renvela for dialysis patients in the United States during the first ... treatment program. Renagel in Peritoneal dialysis The FDA also recently approved a label extension ... phosphorus is an important element in the care of dialysis patients. Elevated serum phosphorus levels are ...

Genzyme to Participate in FDA Advisory Committee Meeting on the Use of Phosphate Binders in Chronic Kidney Disease

... market phosphate binders for patients on dialysis to provide perspective that will help the ... -- Phosphate imbalance precedes the need for dialysis in patients with CKD, and should be treated ... hyperphosphatemia prior to the initiation of dialysis may experience progression of renal disease, ...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Enters into Licensing Agreement with Japan Tobacco and Torii Pharmaceutical for Development and Commercialization of Hyperphosphatemia Drug in Japan

... hyperphosphatemia in patients with ESRD on dialysis are usually associated with ... at acceptable levels. There are over 300,000 dialysis patients in the United States, and even with ... therapy, hyperphosphatemia persists in 70% of the dialysis population. Japan is the 2nd largest national ...

Hemo-Stream(TM) Chronic Dialysis Catheter Receives FDA Clearance

... to begin marketing the Hemo-Stream(TM) chronic dialysis catheter. The Hemo-Stream catheter, developed by ... competition, and ease of catheter placement. dialysis catheters, such as Hemo-Stream, are used for ... access to provide hemodialysis patients with the dialysis they require. In April 2007, Angiotech entered ...

Aethlon Medical Announces Data Supported Strategy to Increase Hepatitis-C (HCV) Cure Rates

... who suffer from end-stage renal disease (ESRD) requiring regular kidney dialysis treatment. In these treatment studies, the Hemopurifier(R) inhibited the progression of HCV infection in ESRD patients when included during dialysis treatment administered thrice weekly for four-hours. The studies were ...

Kidneys for Transplant Function Earlier and Last Longer When Preserved in a Machine Compared to the Traditional Box of Ice

... immediately following transplantation and many patients will require dialysis treatments for a certain period after transplantation.(2,3,4) As a ... The primary endpoint was delayed graft function defined as the need for dialysis in the first week post transplantation. Evidence suggests that organs that ...

Delcath Adds Senior Pharmaceutical Professional to Its Board of Directors

... Medical Care - North America, a leading manufacturer and distributor of dialysis products, including hemodialysis machines and filters, and operator of more than 1,500 outpatient dialysis clinics in the United States. From 1991 to 1998, he was President ...

Cantel Medical Announces Management Succession at Crosstex Healthcare Disposables Subsidiary

... products include specialized medical device reprocessing systems for renal dialysis and endoscopy, dialysate concentrates and other dialysis supplies, disposable infection control products primarily for the dental ...

Second Quarter Health Care M&A Strongest In Years According To New Report From Irving Levin Associates, Inc.

... Care 361,750,000 Labs, MRI, dialysis 29,587,000 Managed Care ... 12 10 20% 15 -20% Labs, MRI, dialysis 8 10 -20% 12 -33% Managed Care 3 ...

Third Annual DaVita Kidney Disease Awareness Walks to Hit 20 Cities in 2008

... tested now, rather than discover they have the disease when they need dialysis or a transplant." The KAT Walks tour includes stops in Boston, Detroit ... is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, providing dialysis services and education for patients with chronic kidney failure and end ...

AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and 3SBio, Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop and Commercialize Ferumoxytol in China

... 12 million Stage 3 and 4 CKD patients(1), and over 91,000 patients on dialysis in China(2)," stated Brian J.G. Pereira, MD, President and CEO of AMAG ... (1) Kidney International, (2005) 68; 2837-2845 (2) Nephrology dialysis Transplantation (2005) 20: 2587-2593 For more information, please ...

DaVita Honored for 4th Year as Training Top 125 Recipient

... dialysis Provider Ranked 3rd Among US For-Profit Healthcare Companies EL SEGUNDO, ... a leading provider of kidney care services in the United States, providing dialysis services for patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal ...

DaVita to Present at UBS Best of Americas Conference

... ) for 7 days following the event. DaVita is a leading provider of dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure. DaVita owns and operates approximately 1,300 outpatient dialysis centers located in 42 states and the District of Columbia, serving over ...

The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Elects Four New Members to Its Board of Directors

... of Renal Solutions, Inc. (RSI), an innovator in the development of renal dialysis systems for both the institutional and home environments. He serves as the ... start-up company in San Diego, commercializing the only FDA cleared Liver dialysis System. He was previously Senior Vice President of the Specialty Pharmacy ...

NxStage Medical to Present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference on September 5, 2007

... NXTM ), the manufacturer of the NxStage System One(TM) portable kidney dialysis machine, today announced that Jeffrey H. Burbank, Chief Executive Officer, ... Massachusetts, USA, that develops, manufactures and markets innovative dialysis systems for the treatment of end-stage renal disease, or ESRD, and acute ...
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