An American startup based in Lahore has successfully invented Pakistan’s first dialysis machine that would allow kidney patients to receive affordable dialysis treatment at their homes.
The company has named the machines and it is called “Robo-Kidney,” which will go into mass production after receiving from the healthcare regulators.
The company has consulted Pakistan’s leading Nephrologists and healthcare professional before making the machine.
It will not only let the patients get treated at home but will also minimise the risk of contracting hepatitis-C during the traditional dialysis procedure.
According to the official statement by Byonyks, about 72% of kidney patients in Pakistan get infected with Hepatitis-C that spreads during the conventional dialysis treatment.
“Robo-Kidney is an affordable and bloodless machine that will allow kidney patients to receive dialysis treatment at their homes”The founder of Byonyks, Farrukh Usman
He added that Robo-Kidney will also ease the burden on national healthcare resources. It will also contribute to Pakistan’s economy through export to international markets.