(MedPage Today) -- For patients with acute kidney injury, dialysis is associated with better survival among those with higher creatinine levels, but higher mortality for those with lower levels, researchers found.
When Baxter International issued product recalls in December and January, it said there had been no reports of adverse events. But Baxter couldn't make that claim Wednesday when the company recalled a single lot of a dialysis product in which mold...
A state council is set to vote on a deal to turn over dialysis at four of the city’s public hospitals to a for-profit franchise, though data shows it did not perform as well as the hospitals themselves.
(MedPage Today) -- Top names in bariatric surgery called for it to move beyond "last resort" status in the fight against obesity this week. Other headlines: the risks of added sugars and new dialysis guidelines.
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Companies in this industry provide dialysis services to patients with diabetes. These companies make a substantial portion of their revenue from prescribing diabetes drugs. They also heavily dependent on Medicare and Medicaid.