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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

Is Dialysis Necessary in Uremia? It All Depends

2017-06-28 09:05

Is Dialysis Necessary in Uremia? It All Depends

When kidney disease progress into uremia, many people choose dialysis to control increased creatinine level. But some patients with anemia and low blood pressure are afraid of the side effects and do not want to do dialysis.

Normally, if develop into uremia, dialysis is necessary. What is uremia? If your index in physical examination, serum creatinine level is higher than 708μmoI/L. It is not a absolute index, it should combined with different conditions and complications. Want to know more, please talk to our doctor or send your examination report to our doctor assistant, we will give you some advice. It is free of charge.

Take diabetic nephropathy for example, this disease develop fast in later stage, and will cause lesion in blood vessel, so, it often do dialysis earlier than other nephritis. Maybe the creatinine level is not higher than 700, and Ccr is less than 9ml/min, doctor will suggest dialysis. Normally, when Ccr is less than 15ml/min, dialysis will start.

Some patients’ serum creatinine level may not increase so high, but they suffer form complications such as edema, can not pass urine and with heart failure, or with pulmonary edema, dialysis will start earlier than normal kidney failure patients.

And in aged people, whose physical condition is very bad, will do dialysis in early stage than younger patients.

So, is dialysis start as early as possible? It all depends.

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