Amazing News For The CKD Community! Human Trials For Wearable Artificial Kidney Announced.

Amazing news hit the Chronic Kidney Disease community on Wednesday July 7th, 2014! In what could be the most promising announcement of the year to date, Human Trials for the Wearable Artificial Kidney have been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). What's more, the device designed by Blood Purification Technologies Inc. has been previously awarded a special "Fast Track to Market" status for the Wearable Artificial Kidney technology.  Are you excited yet? Well, let's go a step further.

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Although the Human Trials  were officially approved in February 2014, the process was slowed due to funding challenges. However, KidneyBuzz.com staff was able to exclusively confirm Human Trails are expected to commence in the coming months - possibly as soon as September or October. This is one huge step forward which will help bring this technology to market and make it accessible for all Dialysis patients. 

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This device is not only about convenience for Chronic Kidney Disease patients on Dialysis, the technology is expected to increase Dialysis patients' life expectancy by 10 to as much as 20 years. Not only that, the Artificial Wearable Kidney may reduce Dialysis patients' chances of hospitalization, and eliminate the "after dialysis sickness syndrome" entirely. Further, the constant Dialysis treatments which patients will receive will be much more effective than intermittent treatments, and tremendously improve the health condition of those with Chronic Kidney Disease. 

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What we are witnessing Friends, is a move to help bring this technology to market promptly which will assist Chronic Kidney Disease patients who are on Dialysis now lead a fuller and improved quality of life: Increasing energy, ability to exercise,  lack of nausea, and NO intense Hemodialysis Treatments. I know what you are probably thinking, "Where do I sign up to be considered for the Human Trial!?" 

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Washington University will be the first Medical University in the country to conduct Human Trials with the Artificial Wearable Kidney. Several academic Medical Centers at other major universities in the United States will then begin trials. Other possible universities in the pipeline are California and Texas, which will be later determined. 

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