A report warns that U.S. dialysis patients face a high risk of blood loss from needle dislodgment, due to a lack of coverage for potentially life-saving technology in use in…
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Risk of Toxic Exposures from Dialysis Systems Results in FDA Warning Letter to Health Care Providers
The FDA is expanding the warning about the risk of toxic exposures from Fresenius hemodialysis machines to include other manufacturer's devices and peritoneal dialysis systems.
More than 1 million Medtronic hemodialysis catheters are being recalled due to the risk of leaks which could cause severe injuries or patient deaths.
The FDA has sent a letter to healthcare professionals warning of toxic compounds and potential adverse health effects linked to some Fresenius hemodialysis machines.
A new study links commonly used antibiotics like Levaquin and Cipro to an increased risk of cardiac arrest and death among patients undergoing hemodialysis.
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