Journal Watch - Wearable Kidney
Safety Study of the PD Automated Wearable Artificial Kidney
In the AWAK pilot study, 15 participants used up to nine sessions over 72 hours and were then followed for one month. There were no serious adverse events, but 60% of participants had abdominal pain and 47% reported bloating. Median body weights were not significantly different before and after the study. Device enhancements will address ultrafiltration and pain.
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