As 20-year-old Kyle Park plays video games on his laptop and chats with his mother, something rather remarkable is happening within his body. As part of a clinical trial, his blood is being purified through the Liposorber LA-15 System, removing malignant lipoproteins from circulating blood flow, rapidly reducing the bad cholesterol level of his plasma. […]
When Angela Eaton was 9 years old, her mother was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Throughout the years, she required many blood transfusions and two kidney transplants. As Eaton grew up, she knew she wanted to help her mom and others like her in any way possible. As soon as she was eligible, she went […]
The repetitive “woosh-woosh-bump” sound of the dialysis machine fills the room as 19-year-old Chris Blackwell sits tethered to the machine for four-hour stints three times a week. He has been receiving dialysis since he was diagnosed two years ago with chronic kidney disease.