More than 900 GranuFlo patients suffer heart attacks, 100 K more at risk

According to an internal memo released by the manufacturer of dialysis drug GranuFlo, Fresenius Medical Care (FMC), 941 patients died of cardiac arrest in 2010 in clinics owned by the drug maker. FMC said the acid concentrate can increase the amount of bicarbonate in the blood, which increases the risk for heart attacks by up to 6 times.

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