TITLE

The Home Cure

AUTHOR(S)
Langreth, Robert
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;11/24/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
35661642

 

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