New portable artificial kidney trials to start in 2017

A wearable dialysis device prototype is targeted for next year, with clinical trials just 3 years off. A joint effort with Debiotech, AWAK, and Neokidney Development, the new device will be able to do longer and/or more frequent home HD. The system will be based on Debiotech’s DialEase. With AWAK’s sorbent equipment, just 4 liters of dialysate will be needed. Neokidney Development offers access to expert doctors, patients, and help to raise funding for the project.

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