Posts Tagged ‘Renal dialysis’

Leading research at the Lister helps keep renal patients dialysing well – a patient’s story

Friday, November 17th, 2017

David Robinson, a 67 year old retired butcher who has lived and worked in Bedford all of his life, saw things change for him significantly in the summer of 2015. That is when he was referred by his local diabetes team to the renal service at the Lister hospital in Stevenage. They discovered that his […]

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Leading research at the Lister helps keep renal patients dialysing well

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Preparing patients for life-saving haemodialysis involves the creation of what is called a fistula – a surgical connection between an artery and vein – usually in the forearm or upper part of the arm that then allows dialysis to take place. Fistulas can become blocked if the vein used narrows over time, but the Lister-based […]

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Leading research at the Lister helps keep renal patients dialysing well

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Preparing patients for life-saving haemodialysis involves the creation of what is called a fistula – a surgical connection between an artery and vein – usually in the forearm or upper part of the arm that then allows dialysis to take place.   Fistulas can become blocked if the vein used narrows over time, but the […]

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