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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.

Life Expectancy of Stage Three Kidney Failure From PKD

2014-07-09 06:43

Life Expectancy of Stage Three Kidney Failure From PKD

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder that will pass on to the next generation. This kind of kidney is characterized by enlarged kidneys, kidney pain, proteinuria, high blood pressure and kidney deficiency. With the growth of kidney cysts, it will cause sever damage of kidneys, and even kidney failure. There are five stages of kidney failure. This article is about life expectancy of stage three kidney failure from PKD.

What is stage three kidney failure?

Stages of kidney disease are divided by calculating glomerular filtration rate (GFR). In stage 1 and stage 2 kidney failure, the kidneys are mildly damaged, and it is also reversible with timely and effective treatment. Stage 3 kidney failure is moderately damaged with GFR 30-59mL/min. Stage 3 can also be subdivided into two types:

Stage 3A: GFR is 45-59mL/min

Stage 3B: GFR is 30-44mL/min

The symptoms listed in the first paragraph may be the factors that lead to kidney failure.

Treatment of stage three of kidney failure due to PKD

1. Shrink kidney cyst

The enlarged kidney cyst will oppress the nearby tissues and organs, resulting a high blood pressure. High blood pressure will worse the illness condition. What’s more, if the cyst grows to a certain size and ruptures, the fluids in the sac will flow out and cause inflammation or infection. That also aggravate the patient’s illness condition and reduce the life span of them.

2. Improve kidney function

No matter what kind of kidney disease has lead to kidney failure, it damage kidney to some extent. Kidneys cannot function adequately to discharge excessive wastes and toxins and keep electrolyte and water balance. Even though stage three kidney failure is irreversible, there are some treatments that can prolong the patients lifespan. However, the life expectancy is affected by many factors such as age, gender, physical health, complications, medical history and treatment. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a natural and effective treatment to improve kidney function. I am sure patients with stage three kidney failure from PKD can benefit it and improve their life quality through it.

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