Periodontal Therapy and Inflammation in Dialysis Patients Periodontal Therapy and Inflammation in Dialysis Patients
Might non-surgical periodontal therapy reduce systemic inflammatory levels and improve metabolism in patients with end-stage renal disease?BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

His dialysis center won’t allow his life-size Trump cutout, so this man refuses to go
The 59-year-old Floridian says he brings the cut-out and other Trump paraphernalia for emotional support. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hannah Knowles Source Type: news

CloudCath raises $12M to improve at-home dialysis monitoring
Catheter treatments are lifesaving medical procedures for draining fluids from the body. But because a catheter, or tube, is inserted into the body, there is a risk of infection, which can lead to hospitalization and the need for even more invasive treatments. That’s where CloudCath comes in, a maker of remote monitoring devices aimed at improving infection detection for treatments that involve a catheter. The San Francisco startup announced today that it has raised a $12 million Series A round… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

CloudCath raises $12M to improve at-home dialysis monitoring
Catheter treatments are lifesaving medical procedures for draining fluids from the body. But because a catheter, or tube, is inserted into the body, there is a risk of infection, which can lead to hospitalization and the need for even more invasive treatments. That’s where CloudCath comes in, a maker of remote monitoring devices aimed at improving infection detection for treatments that involve a catheter. The San Francisco startup announced today that it has raised a $12 million Series A round… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

CloudCath raises $12M to improve at-home dialysis monitoring
Catheter treatments are lifesaving medical procedures for draining fluids from the body. But because a catheter, or tube, is inserted into the body, there is a risk of infection, which can lead to hospitalization and the need for even more invasive treatments. That’s where CloudCath comes in, a maker of remote monitoring devices aimed at improving infection detection for treatments that involve a catheter. The San Francisco startup announced today that it has raised a $12 million Series A round… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

CloudCath closes $12M for catheter-based treatment monitoring platform
The company's initial product is designed for end stage renal disease patients receiving peritoneal dialysis in their homes. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Survival Similar for Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 -- Peritoneal dialysis (PD) and in-center hemodialysis (HD) carry similar survival benefits, according to a review published online Jan. 28 in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. Mohamed E. Elsayed, M.B.B.S., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

SGLT2 Inhibition: A New Avenue to Protect the Kidney SGLT2 Inhibition: A New Avenue to Protect the Kidney
Could SGLT2 inhibitors have a role in the management of patients with kidney disease? What are the benefits of these agents?Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Here's why a portable dialysis startup that just scored $125M is staying in Silicon Valley
Outset Medical Inc. CEO Leslie Trigg on her plans for expansion. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Paclitaxel Controversy Is Causing CE Mark Delays for New Paclitaxel Devices
Tension over stents and balloons that are either coated with or are designed to release paclitaxel has eased up in the United States, but across the pond may be a different story. The meta-analysis published in late 2018 that showed an increased risk of death for patients treated with paclitaxel devices seems to have given European regulators pause with regards to these devices. Eden Prairie, MN-based Surmodics submitted all the required modules for its SurVeil drug-coated balloon (DCB) to the European notified body before the end of the company's fiscal year 2019, but CEO Gary Maharaj said the organization has...
Source: MDDI - February 7, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Changes coming to two dialysis companies; ownership shift at surgery center; cardiology practice move
State regulators have approved two dialysis projects in the region that will expand access at one site, while changing ownership at another. The first project approved by the state Department of Health will see Cleve Hill Dialysis Center build a $4.5 million dialysis center in the University Plaza to replace its existing site at Kensington Avenue and Eggert Road. Located 2.3 miles away, the 10,664-square-foot facility will include 24 stations and offer both dialysis and training for home dialysis.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

The Funded: 11 Bay Area startups raise over $535M at midweek
Eleven Bay Area startups raised more than $535 million at midweek. Here are the details: Outset Medical Inc., San Jose, $125 million: D1 Capital Partners led the Series E funding of this developer of an all-in-one dialysis device. It was joined by Fidelity, Partner Fund Management, T. Rowe Price and Perceptive Advisors. Read more here. Verana Health Inc., Sa n Francisco, $100 million: GV led the funding of this technology company that curates and analyzes real-world clinical data to advance… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

The Funded: 11 Bay Area startups raise over $535M at midweek
Eleven Bay Area startups raised more than $535 million at midweek. Here are the details: Outset Medical Inc., San Jose, $125 million: D1 Capital Partners led the Series E funding of this developer of an all-in-one dialysis device. It was joined by Fidelity, Partner Fund Management, T. Rowe Price and Perceptive Advisors. Read more here. Verana Health Inc., Sa n Francisco, $100 million: GV led the funding of this technology company that curates and analyzes real-world clinical data to advance… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Hepatitis C no longer an obstacle for transplant recipients
Sharon Price had come to grips with the notion that dialysis would soon be part of his life. Facing a long wait for a new kidney, he was 73 years old and his condition had grown progressively over two years. He was ready to begin the treatment, but first had a request for his doctors at Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center. “I was going to do it [dialysis], no ifs and or buts,” Price says. “But I wanted to put it off for two months because it was summer, and I wanted to do spend time… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Hepatitis C no longer an obstacle for transplant recipients
Sharon Price had come to grips with the notion that dialysis would soon be part of his life. Facing a long wait for a new kidney, he was 73 years old and his condition had grown progressively over two years. He was ready to begin the treatment, but first had a request for his doctors at Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center. “I was going to do it [dialysis], no ifs and or buts,” Price says. “But I wanted to put it off for two months because it was summer, and I wanted to do spend time… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 1, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Canadians remain small, but steady, demographic for WNY hospitals
Recent changes in emergency treatment and dialysis services, effective Jan. 1, could impact future volume. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

GFR: When To Measure and in Which Patients? GFR: When To Measure and in Which Patients?
Which CKD patients may need measured GFR -- and why? A new review examines the question.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Progress update: Construction of St. Michael’s satellite dialysis clinic in Thorncliffe Park
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - January 24, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Assessing the NephroCheck ® Test System in predicting the risk of death or dialysis in burn patients - Suresh MR, Rizzo JA, Sosnov JA, Stacey WN, Howard JT, Tercero JR, Babcock EH, Stewart IJ.
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with high mortality in burn patients. Urinary biomarkers can aid in the prediction of AKI and its consequences, such as death and the need for renal replacement therapy (RRT). The purpose of this study was to investi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Lawmakers ready health care bills, taking on big vape and dialysis
During the upcoming short session, bills to tackle the prescription drugs and dialysis costs and to reduce youth vaping will take center stage. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Lawmakers ready health care bills, taking on big vape and dialysis
During the upcoming short session, bills to tackle the prescription drugs and dialysis costs and to reduce youth vaping will take center stage. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Zydus & CMS enter pact for Desidustat in Greater China
The agreement is for Desidustat, a novel oral HIF-PH inhibitor for the treatment of anemia in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) not-on-dialysis and for the treatment of anemia CKD patients on dialysis in Greater China, Zydus said in a statement. "Under the license agreement, CMS will pay Zydus an initial upfront payment," it added. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

‘You are our angels’
Her words hung in the hushed air.“Thank you for saving our boy,” the mother said, her voice choked by emotion.Devra Schwartz, and her husband, Jeff, recently had a chance to express their gratitude to eight of the 100 strangers whose blood donations provided a lifeline for their son, Judah, now 4. The Santa Monica youngster nearly died last year when his kidneys failed due to foodborne E. coli infection.Toxins in the E. coli bacteria ruptured Judah ’s red blood cells, leading to massive blood loss. His platelets — critical to clotting and preventing hemorrhage — plummeted to 13,000. A healthy ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Health notes: DaVita to move Buffalo dialysis site, build $4.5M replacement; Catholic Health transfers clinics
Cleve Hill Dialysis Center is planning to build a new facility 2.3 miles away from its longtime home on Kensington Avenue. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Heart transplants from donors with hepatitis C may be safe and could help decrease organ shortage
(American Heart Association) One-year survival was 90% for adults with severe heart failure who received a heart transplant from a donor with hepatitis C, which was nearly identical to those who received a heart from donors who did not have hepatitis C (91%). Rates of organ rejection, stroke and kidney dialysis were similar between the two groups. More research is needed to assess longer-term results, however, increased use of hearts from donors with hepatitis C could help overcome the national shortage of donor organs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Outcomes Similar for Dialysis, Nondialysis Patients
TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2020 -- For patients with in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA), survival outcomes are similar for those on maintenance dialysis and nondialysis patients, according to a study published online Jan. 7 in the Clinical Journal of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Husband donates kidney to wife of 51 years who needed transplant after learning he is perfect match 
Mike Nipper, donated a kidney to his wife of 51 years, Peggy, 74, who was suffering from polycistic kidney disease and was told she needed a transplant or would have to go on dialysis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increasing Proportion of Dialysis Patients Rely on Safety-Net Care
FRIDAY, Dec. 20, 2019 -- Safety net-reliant patients initiating maintenance dialysis are disproportionately cared for at nonprofit/independently owned and hospital-based facilities, according to a study published online Dec. 19 in the Journal of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Death Rates for Dialysis Patients in U.S. Territories Vary by Race
THURSDAY, Dec. 19, 2019 -- For patients undergoing dialysis in the U.S. territories versus the 50 states, mortality rates differ by race/ethnicity, according to a study published online Dec. 19 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Packaged Hard-Boiled Eggs Linked To Deadly Listeria Outbreak, CDC Warns
(CNN) — A deadly, multistate outbreak of Listeria infections has been linked to packaged hard-boiled eggs, and retailers and consumers are warned not to serve, sell, use or consume the products. The peeled eggs were packaged in plastic pails by Almark Foods in Gainesville, Georgia, according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which along with the US Food and Drug Administration is investigating. They were sold nationwide to food service operators, so consumers likely would find them in a store or a restaurant, the CDC said. Four of seven people who reported infections across five states have been hospita...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Listeria Source Type: news

Nigeria: Kidney Diseases - Borno Governor Directs Centre to Offer Free Dialysis
[Premium Times] The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, on Tuesday directed the state's newly established kidney centre to offer free dialysis to patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Northwest Kidney Centers to open dialysis clinic in Rainier Beach
Northwest Kidney Centers will open its 19th area dialysis clinic next month. The facility, at 4401 S. Trenton St. in Seattle's Rainier Beach neighborhood, is scheduled to open Jan. 13. The clinic will accommodate 72 patients to visit three times a week for blood-cleansing treatments. Each treatment takes about four hours, so the treatment area of the clinic focuses on la ndscaped courtyards to offer a green, healing environment. "Dialysis is a time-consuming treatment that’s essential to survival… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 16, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Puget Sound Business Journal Staff Source Type: news

Northwest Kidney Centers to open dialysis clinic in Rainier Beach
Northwest Kidney Centers will open its 19th area dialysis clinic next month. The facility, at 4401 S. Trenton St. in Seattle's Rainier Beach neighborhood, is scheduled to open Jan. 13. The clinic will accommodate 72 patients to visit three times a week for blood-cleansing treatments. Each treatment takes about four hours, so the treatment area of the clinic focuses on la ndscaped courtyards to offer a green, healing environment. "Dialysis is a time-consuming treatment that’s essential to survival… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Puget Sound Business Journal Staff Source Type: news

A Gift You Can ’t Repay
A woman resigned to dialysis treatments three times a week gets a rare gift when a friend shows up at the hospital and asks, “Will you be my kidney sista?” (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endovascular AVF for Dialysis Access Shows High Patency Rate
THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2019 -- A proximal radial artery endovascular arteriovenous fistula to allow vascular access in patients who require hemodialysis remains highly functional at two years, according to a study recently published online in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sildenafil for the Treatment of Preeclampsia, an Update Sildenafil for the Treatment of Preeclampsia, an Update
Is sildenafil a safe and effective treatment option for preeclampsia in pregnancy? A new review examines the evidence.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 12, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Percutaneous Device for Dialysis Access'a Significant Advance'Percutaneous Device for Dialysis Access'a Significant Advance '
A novel endovascular device is a new alternative to surgery for the creation of an arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis access in those with kidney disease, and has a high level of patient satisfaction.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - December 11, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Dialysis Industry Mergers: Profits Rise as Outcomes Worsen Dialysis Industry Mergers: Profits Rise as Outcomes Worsen
An economic analysis of the dialysis industry shows how the usual benefits of mergers are negated in the healthcare industry by imprudent financial incentives and lack of true competitive market forces.Medscape Nephrology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Psychosocial interventions for preventing and treating depression in dialysis patients - Natale P, Palmer SC, Ruospo M, Saglimbene VM, Rabindranath KS, Strippoli GF.
BACKGROUND: People with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) treated with dialysis are frequently affected by major depression. Dialysis patients have prioritised depression as a critically important clinical outcome in nephrology trials. Psychological and soci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Palliative Care in End-Stage Renal Disease Palliative Care in End-Stage Renal Disease
In this case, a social worker must respond to a patient who expresses that she would like to discontinue dialysis and knows that doing so means she will die soon.Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Case Challenge Source Type: news

Peritoneal Dialysis Use Increases After Medicare Payment Reform Peritoneal Dialysis Use Increases After Medicare Payment Reform
Rates of home-based peritoneal dialysis for end-stage kidney disease are still relatively low in the US despite reported improvements in quality of life, other measures.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - November 28, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Is There Still a Place for Prebiotics in CKD? Is There Still a Place for Prebiotics in CKD?
This editorial provides commentary on a new study that examined the effects of prebiotic administration in patients with CKD.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medtech in a Minute: LivaNova Nixes TMVR, FDA Tackles EtO, and More
FDA Wants Medtech to Cut Back on EtO Use FDA is encouraging manufacturers to reduce the amount of paper included in sterile device packaging in order to reduce the amount of ethylene oxide (EtO) required for effective sterilization. A new voluntary master file program also aims to speed up approval of sterilization site relocations and the implementation of methods that reduce the amount of EtO needed to sterilize FDA-approved medical devices.   LivaNova Says Sayonara to TMVR LivaNova is scrapping its Caisson transcatheter mitral valve replacement program because of continued...
Source: MDDI - November 27, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Mother of teen left with a ruined lung from vaping slams the FDA for failing to regulate the devices
Walker McKnight, 20, from Orlando, Florida, is currently on dialysis and oxygen after his four-month vaping destroyed both of his kidneys and his left lung and will need transplants in the future. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HEALTH NOTES: Handbag that does dialysis
In a trial at Singapore General Hospital, the new peritoneal device was effective in removing toxins from the blood of 15 patients with kidney failure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Medtronic's Paclitaxel Balloon to Help Dialysis Access FDA OKs Medtronic's Paclitaxel Balloon to Help Dialysis Access
The IN.PACT AV DCB balloon is for treatment of failing arteriovenous (AV) access in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) undergoing dialysis.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 22, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Nephrology News Alert Source Type: news

Medtronic FDA Approval Marks a Turnaround in the Paclitaxel Story
Paclitaxel-coated balloons and paclitaxel-eluting stents caused quite the stir for manufacturers and physicians this year, but an FDA approval this week marks a major step forward for this category of devices. The agency approved Medtronic's IN.PACT AV drug-coated balloon for the treatment of failing arteriovenous access in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) undergoing dialysis. AV fistulae are created and used to enable hemodialysis for patients with ESRD. Over time, vessel restenosis limits the ability to use AV fistulae effectively. In order to restore function, patients often undergo one to three ...
Source: MDDI - November 22, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Use of Peritoneal Dialysis Up Since Medicare Payment Reform
FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2019 -- Following Medicare payment reform for dialysis, more patients started, stayed on, and switched to peritoneal dialysis (PD), according to a study published online Nov. 21 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

MilliporeSigma: Dialfiltration vs. Dialysis
Diafiltration and dialysis can be used to exchange buffer in different ways. Learn more about when to use each in the video below. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 21, 2019 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Videos Source Type: news

South Africa: Asylum Seeker Appeals Hospital Decision to Stop Dialysis
[GroundUp] On 11 October the Johannesburg High Court handed down a judgment upholding a decision by Helen Joseph Hospital to discontinue life-saving dialysis treatment for an asylum seeker. Lawyers for the asylum seeker are preparing an appeal. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news