Dianeal Low Calcium (Low Calcium Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 2, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Dianeal PD-1 (Peritoneal Dialysis Solution) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 2, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Dianeal PD-2 (Peritoneal Dialysis Solution) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 2, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Baxter, Satellite Healthcare ink dialysis deal
Baxter (NYSE:BAX) and Satellite Healthcare said today that they inked a deal to bring Baxter’s dialysis products into Satellite’s 80-site renal care network. Satellite, a non-profit group, is the 6th-largest dialysis and kidney disease treatment provider in the U.S. The 4-year deal will see Satellite deploy Baxter’s Amia automated peritoneal dialysis system and Revaclear dialyzer for high-flux hemodialysis. Baxter won 510(k) clearance from the FDA in October 2015 for the Amia system. The financial details of the agreement were not disclosed. “Baxter and Satellite Healthcare share a common goal ...
Source: Mass Device - August 25, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Dialysis Wall Street Beat Baxter International Satellite Healthcare Source Type: news

Two classes of medications linked to similar results in peritoneal dialysis patients
A new study examined two classes of medications commonly prescribed to prevent cardiovascular events in dialysis patients and found no significant difference in outcomes. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 8, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

NxStage Medical Details New Features, Hints at Peritoneal Dialysis System
(Source: MDDI)
Source: MDDI - August 8, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: mthibault Tags: Development Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Two classes of medications linked to similar results in peritoneal dialysis patients
(LA BioMed) A new study examined two classes of medications commonly prescribed to prevent cardiovascular events in dialysis patients and found no significant difference in outcomes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 8, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Baxter touts study indicating cost savings with Revaclear dialyzer
This study suggests that clinicians may be able to reduce patient exposure to ESAs without sacrificing hemoglobin levels,” study author Dr. Maggie Gellens said in a press release. Decreasing ESA use by an average dose of 275 units would mean potential savings of $4.39 per hemodialysis session, according to the report, which comes out to $660 savings per patient per year at 3 dialysis sessions a week. ”Reducing the cost of one hemodialysis session can be significant considering that more than 60 million hemodialysis sessions are delivered in the U.S. annually,” Baxter global HEOR senior director Suzanne La...
Source: Mass Device - July 27, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Blood Management Clinical Trials Baxter International Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for June 29, 2016
Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 5 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry. Get this in your inbox everyday by subscribing to our newsletters.   5. ‘Donnie Brasco’ brother sues Zimmer A former sales rep for Zimmer Biomet – who is the brother of the FBI agent on whom the movie “Donnie Brasco” is based – yesterday filed a $15 million lawsuit accusing the orthoped...
Source: Mass Device - June 29, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Melissa Annand Tags: News Well Plus 5 Source Type: news

Baxter wins Health Canada nod for Amia peritoneal dialysis system
Baxter (NYSE:BAX) said today that it won a nod north of the border for its Amia automated peritoneal dialysis system. The Health Canada approval makes Amia the 1st automated peritoneal dialysis device cleared in the U.S. and Canada that includes voice guidance, touchscreen control and 2-way telemedicine features, Deerfield Park, Ill.-based Baxter said. “As a leader in home dialysis, Baxter is committed to understanding patients’ and clinicians’ needs, so we can provide innovative therapy options that are designed to support access to care where and when it’s needed,” Baxter Canada head Step...
Source: Mass Device - June 29, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Dialysis Regulatory/Compliance Baxter International Health Canada Source Type: news

Baxter touts remote monitoring study for Amia dialysis device
Baxter (NYSE:BAX) today released the results from a study of its AMIA automated peritoneal dialysis system, touting the value of remote monitoring technology for chronic health conditions for improving access to care, decreasing hospitalization and reducing treatment costs. Results from the study were published in the academic journal Plos One this month, the company said. ”Increasing healthcare costs and a growing number of chronically ill patients are driving the need for more affordable and innovative options, like remote monitoring that may support better delivery of home healthcare. Baxter conducted this study ...
Source: Mass Device - June 27, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Blood Management Clinical Trials Patient Monitoring Baxter International Source Type: news

New treatment approaches to improve peritoneal dialysis
One of the main functions of the kidneys is to filter metabolic products out of the blood. If the kidneys are no longer able to do this, the blood has to be artificially purified and drained of excess fluid. This is the purpose of dialysis. Now researchers are seeking new, better therapeutic approaches for those patients on dialysis. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - June 24, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Blood pressure medications reduce stroke, heart attack in peritoneal dialysis patients
Two classes of blood pressure medications are associated with a 16 percent lower risk of cardiovascular events in patients who are undergoing peritoneal dialysis. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - June 14, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

NxStage Medical jumps on Baxter’s exit from the home hemodialysis market
Share prices for NxStage Medical (NSDQ:NXTM) jumped this week after Baxter (NYSE:BAX) CEO Joe Almeida said the company is pulling the plug on its Vivia home hemodialysis device. Almeida, speaking at the Goldman Sachs investor conference June 7, said he evaluated the home dialysis market after he took over the corner office in October 2015. “That is a very high hurdle, technologically speaking, because it’s a very difficult thing to achieve on an assisted basis,” Almeida said. In evaluating the market, Almeida said he looked at 2 companies in the home dialysis arena: San Jose, Calif.-based Outset Medical...
Source: Mass Device - June 9, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Dialysis Wall Street Beat Baxter International NxStage Medical Inc. Source Type: news

Sunrise Labs welcomes Doug Browne and Dave Hibbard to the team
Sunrise Labs, an ISO-13485 certified medical device product development firm in Auburn, NH, is proud to announce the addition of two engineers in leadership roles; Doug Browne, Director of Mechanical Engineering & Design Transfer and Dave Hibbard, Program Manager. Doug Browne has over 25 years of experience in medical device, bio-technology and mechanical system product development focusing on mechanical design, plastics, and design transfer. As technical lead for development and launch of over ten major new products, Doug is recognized as an innovative and award winning product designer. He has particular expertise in...
Source: Mass Device - June 6, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well Sunrise Labs Source Type: news