LAWRENCE, Mass., June 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of dialysis products, today announced data that home hemodialysis can save California 221 million gallons of water annually by transitioning just 20 percent of its in-center dialysis patients to home hemodialysis with the NxStage® System One™. Industry data shows conventional in-center dialysis uses approximately 429 gallons of water per patient per week, whereas home hemodialysis with the NxStage System One uses only 30 gallons of water per patient per week.
The above infographic illustrates the dramatic impact home hemodialysis with the System One can have on water consumption in the state of California.
About the NxStage System One The NxStage System One is the first and only truly portable hemodialysis system cleared specifically by the FDA for home hemodialysis and home nocturnal hemodialysis. Its simplicity and revolutionary size (just over a foot tall) are intended to allow convenient use in patients' homes and give patients the freedom to travel with their therapy. When combined with the NxStage PureFlow SL Dialysis Preparation System, patients are able to further simplify, using ordinary tap water to create dialysis fluid on demand. Unlike conventional hemodialysis systems, the System One requires no special infrastructure to operate. Under the guidance of their physician, patients can use the NxStage System One, with their trained partners, where, how and when it best meets their needs, including while they are sleeping - at home or on vacation and at a medically appropriate treatment frequency. http://www.nxstage.com/.
About NxStage Medical NxStage Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM) is a medical device company, headquartered in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA, that develops, manufactures and markets innovative products for the treatment of ESRD and acute kidney failure. For more information on NxStage and its products, please visit the Company's website at www.nxstage.com.
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