Harlandale ISD trustee dies caught in statewide dialysis crisis
“Sixteen to 24 hours that you would get throughout the week reduced to only four hours,” Camarillo said. Power outages and water shortages, in addition to so many dialysis patients coming in, forced many treatment centers to limit each dialysis session to only two hours. In anticipation of power outages and severe weather, we coordinated for approximately one-third of our patients to receive their dialysis treatment over the weekend in advance of the storm. Dialysis treatment services were available to all USRC San Antonio-based patients throughout the storm. Further, the USRC Pleasanton Road dialysis clinic had access to both power and water and provided dialysis treatment services throughout the storm.
Researchers develop artificial kidney to replace dialysis for patients
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Researchers have developed a device that may have patients saying goodbye to dialysis for good. So researchers are developing an artificial kidney that may give patients an opportunity for a dialysis-free life. “I have kidney disease in my family. Even though he hasn’t needed dialysis, he’s working on the next steps to get this device to dialysis patients who will need it the most. RELATED: Texas lawmakers pushing for better way to diagnose kidney disease