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New Home Hemodialysis Systems Are Easier For Kidney Disease Patients To Use

Approximately 2 million patients in the world receive some sort of dialysis treatment. 



Most patients with chronic kidney diseasewho undergo hemodialysis put up with a grueling treatment regimen that involves going into a clinic several days a week and sitting through a three-to-four hour dialysis session at each visit. Home hemodialysis is more accessible than ever, though, with the advent of newer systems that are easier for patients to learn, use, and maintain, according to a review appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).The authors offer suggestions for how to overcome barriers and establish a successful home hemodialysis program


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