The Home Cure

Langreth, Robert
November 2008
Forbes Asia;11/24/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p40
The article presents information on home blood dialysis service. The home dialysis treatment using a portable machine from NxStage Medical Inc. allows patients to treat themselves at home in six shorter sessions per week. It is stated that the filtration is done in a disposable cartridge, eliminating the need for elaborate cleaning. NxStage charges dialysis centers $1,500 a month to lease its machine with supplies to the patient.


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