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PeriSafe® can help to enable frail and elderly patients to start dialysis at home

Updated: Oct 26, 2020

PeriSafe®, a connection-assist device is one innovative approach to help more frail and elderly patients to start with their preferred home-based choice!

For patients suffering from end stage renal disease (ESRD), Hemodialysis (HD) and Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) are the two main types of dialysis provided.

Home-based renal dialysis therapies for ESRD, such as PD, home hemodialysis (HHD), or pre-emptive transplantation, are associated with improved health related quality of life [1, 2] and reduced health resource costs [3].

It is widely accepted that patients with advanced stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) should receive pre-ESRD modality education to ensure that patients able to initiate a home-based therapy have every opportunity to do so [4].

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February 5, 2019

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