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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.

Does 2.8 Creatinine Clearance Require Dialysis

2013-07-27 18:20

The creatinine clearance (Ccr) test compares urine creatinine level and serum creatinine level. This test can also show how well kidney is working. Does 2.8 creatinine clearance require dialysis?

Creatinine clearance and kidney disease

The creatinine clearance is defined as the amount of blood kidneys are able to make creatinine-free each minute, so healthy kidneys can keep creatinine clearance range in normal values: 97-137 ml/min for male and 88-128ml/min for female. Different Ccr levels can reflect the different degrees of kidney function damage:

Mild damage: Ccr 51-70 ml/min

Moderate damage: Ccr 31-50 ml/min

Severe damage: Ccr <30 ml/min

Kidney failure: Ccr <20 ml/min

End stage kidney failure: Ccr <10 ml/min

Does 2.8 creatinine clearance require dialysis?

From the above information, we can know 2.8 creatinine clearance means patients’ condition has developed into end stage kidney failure, in which most patients have to begin dialysis or do kidney transplant. However, it doesn’t mean all people with advanced kidney failure must live with dialysis if no matched kidney donor. If you still have urine, the following treatments can help you increase the urine volume and improve kidney function, thus avoiding dialysis.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Immunotherapy and Blood Pollution therapy, all of which are proven to be effective to improve patients’ kidney function, but they are available for different patients. For example, Immunotherapy is created to treat immune kidney disorders, because it can not only remove immune complexes from the body completely but also repair the damaged kidney function.


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