Dialysis

Saline May Not Be As Safe As Earlier Believed

Saline May Not Be As Safe As Earlier Believed

Using a different intravenous fluid instead of the usual saline greatly reduced the risk of death or kidney damage, two large studies found. Some doctors are hoping the results will persuade more hospitals to switch….


Implantable Artificial Kidney To Hit Market Soon

Implantable Artificial Kidney To Hit Market Soon

An implantable artificial kidney could transform prospects for people whose kidneys have failed and who have to rely on dialysis or the rare chance of a transplant to stay alive. Many patients with chronic kidney…