LAWRENCE, Mass., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Kidney Care, Inc., a subsidiary of NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), today announced the opening of its Monroeville, Pennsylvania dialysis center, offering local patients several flexible therapy options. Conveniently located in Allegheny County, the NxStage Kidney Care Pittsburgh team is comprised of highly trained medical staff committed to providing dialysis patients with high quality, personalized and compassionate care.
The new facility offers customized therapy options using the NxStage System One™, including home hemodialysis (HHD), home nocturnal hemodialysis, flexible in-center hemodialysis, and short-term respite care. Additionally, the center offers peritoneal dialysis (PD) therapy. All NxStage Kidney Care centers feature comprehensive home dialysis training tailored to the unique needs of each patient.
"We make home dialysis training and education about treatment options a focus here. Our goal is to work with patients to help them optimize their lives outside of dialysis," said Dr. Subramoniam Jayakumar, Medical Director at NxStage Kidney Care Pittsburgh. "Our approach to patient care focuses on each patient's individual needs, and together we develop a therapy plan that is safe, effective, and flexible."
Like all NxStage Kidney Care facilities, the center is furnished with modern, comfortable amenities, offering a quiet and relaxed environment. A renal social worker provides education and guidance throughout the kidney transplant process, and a dietitian works with patients to craft personalized nutritional plans.
NxStage Kidney Care Pittsburgh invites local patients and their families to an educational session on Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and treatment options, including those offered at the center. Patients interested in attending the event can call the center at (412) 224-5757 for details or visit www.nxstagekidneycare.com/locations/pittsburgh.
NxStage Kidney Care Pittsburgh is located at 3623 William Penn Highway, Monroeville, PA 15146. For more information about NxStage Kidney Care's home and flexible in-center dialysis options please visit www.nxstagekidneycare.com.
About NxStage Kidney Care
NxStage Kidney Care, Inc., a subsidiary of NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), is innovating a dialysis care model that is intended to support and encourage patient centered care and provide enhanced access to the life-changing benefits of home therapy as well as flexible in-center options. By leveraging NxStage's home leadership and the innovative technology of its System One, NxStage Kidney Care is committed to helping patients take control of their dialysis and to allowing physicians the flexibility to prescribe what is truly best for their patients. For more information, please visit www.nxstagekidneycare.com or call (866) 694-2707.
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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