Pediatric Dialysis

Our range of Fresenius Medical Care dialysis products fulfils the highest quality standards in the areas of acute and chronic peritoneal dialysis, chronic hemodialysis and acute kidney injury.

Peritoneal Dialysis

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is in general the preferred treatment modality for pediatric patients to bridge the time until transplantation. It is easier to perform, less invasive than extracorporeal treatments and does not require anticoagulation. Our Fresenius Medical Care portfolio offers a comprehensive range of therapy systems adapted to the specific requirements of PD in pediatric patients.

PD-Paed Plus
PD-Paed Plus is designed to perform PD manually in premature babies, neonates and infants. It is an easy-to-use preassembled system for in-center use.

Key features:

  • Easy to use
  • Flexible treatment adaptation
  • Reduced number of risk steps
  • Excellent biocompatibility
  • Low recirculation volume

The sleep•safe system offers a special pediatric option including a low recirculation volume set for the effective treatment of young children and infants in APD.

Key features:

  • Easy to use
  • Adjustable flow rates for low volume treatments
  • Special pediatric disposable set for low volumes
  • Reduction of contamination risk steps

Hemodialysis (HD) is also a treatment option for children with chronic kidney disease. Older children and adolescents eventually prefer HD to PD because it affects less their body image than a PD catheter.

5008 CorDiax Paed
5008 CorDiax Paed is a proven system to treat young patients starting from 17 kg of body weight. All components of the system, dialysis machine, blood line and the dialyzers have been tested to perfectly work together as an entity. With our 5008 CorDiax Paed therapy system we are offering solutions for the specific challenges associated to HD in pediatric patients.

Key features:

  • Management of low volumes
  • Best therapy outcome
  • Wellbeing during treatment
  • Additional safety features
  • Best handling and smart accessories
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

The multiFiltrate enables the user to perform a paediatric renal replacement therapy for babies and infants. All important treatment parameters are optimally adapted to the patient’s needs. The Ultraflux® AVpaed haemofilter combined with special volume reduced lines is used to perform paediatric CVVH (Post- or Predilution) and CVVHD.

Key features:

  • Safe and efficient treatment
  • Reduced blood volume
  • Excellent biocompatibility
  • INLINE steam sterilization
  • Fresenius Polysulfone® membrane
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