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Global Kidney Dialysis Equipment And Supplies Industry

Dialysis Preferred to Transplantation II-35

Enhancement of the Dialysis Process II-36

Decreasing Time of Treatment II-36

Decreasing the Size of Dialyzers II-36

Anatomy and Functioning of Human Kidney II-36

Measures to Avoid Kidney Failure II-37

Controlling Blood Pressure II-37

Diet II-37

Medication II-37

Reduced Consumption of Phosphate II-37

6. REVIEW OF SELECT SEGMENTS II-38

Hemodialysis Equipment and Supplies II-38

Hemodialysis Machines II-38

Cost/Benefit Scores over Improved Clinical Outcomes II-38

Blood Pumps II-38

Catheters II-38

Dialyzers II-39

Trends in the Dialyzer Market II-39

Synthetic Dialyzers Attain Mainstay II-39

Table 22: World Dialyzer Market Trends: Percentage

Breakdown by Material Type- Synthetic and Cellulose-based

for the Years 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-39

Room for Innovation II-40

Increasing Penetration of Single-Use Dialyzers II-40

Dialysate II-40

Dialysis Tubing Kits II-41

Other Supplies II-41

Peritoneal Dialysis Equipment and Supplies II-41

Cyclers II-41

Tubing Set II-41

Dialysate II-41

Catheters II-42

Catheter-Related Complications of PD Technique II-42

7. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-43

Gambro launches Selectbag® Citrate II-43

Nikkiso Introduces DCS-100NX II-43

Gambro Rolls Out FleXitrate II-43

Fresenius Launches 2008K@home™ Hemodialysis Machine II-43

MEDICA Launches Dialyzers Using Eastman Tritan Copolyester II-44

Herrmann Ultrasonics Launches Catheter Welding Machine II-44

AngioDynamics Unveils Triple Lumen in New Morpheus Smart PICC

Series II-44

DaVita to Unveil Dialyzer Recycling Pilot II-45

Fresenius Medical Care Launches 2008T Hemodialysis Delivery

System II-45

CSA Launches CSA Z364.5 Standard II-46

Vygon Unveils PICC Range II-46

Gambro Unveils EverFlow Dolphin Protect™ II-46

AngioDynamics Introduces Upgraded Centros® Self-Centering

Hemodialysis Catheter II-47

r4 Vascular Introduces New Unique Coating Catheter, Duraspan II-47

Gambro Introduces Evodial Heparin-Grafted Membrane II-47

Fresenius Medical Care Launches Kidney Tel® System II-47

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-49

Fresenius Medical Care Acquires Liberty Dialysis II-49

Toray Medical and Toray Industries to Establish New Artificial

Kidney Manufacturing Plant II-49

NxStage Extends Agreement with B. Braun II-49

Teleflex Inks Agreement with Novation II-50

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