Uh oh - if you have ascites and use a Baxter Home Choice for PD, read this alert

A possible software problem can lead to low blood pressure and "hemodynamic compromise" in those with ascites who use a Baxter Home Choice PD cycler. The newest software version gets rid of the option to bypass the drain cycle to prevent overfilling errors—but some patients who are already dry may be at risk. The article specifies Hong Kong patients.

Read the full article » | Posted 11-06-2013

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