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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.

Can You Die From Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD)

2014-08-10 06:06

Can You Die From Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD)Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder which is characterized by a cluster of cysts on the kidneys. Many people are scared when they are diagnosed with PKD. Can you die from PKD? Get to know more about PKD, and you will know the answer.

How serious is Polycystic Kidney Disease?

According to the survey, there are more than 12 billion worldwide people who have suffered from this disease.

There are two types of this disease: ARPKD (Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease) and ADPKD (Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease). Babies who are born with PKD will die within months due to Uremia. Polycystic Kidney Disease in adults develops slowly and can live 50 years in average. After symptoms occur, they can live about 10 more years. More than 50% of them reaches to Kidney Failure when they are over 60 years old.

However, the prognosis and life expectancy are different from individual to individual. There are some people who have lived with PKD without any symptoms. Even though PKD enters in the end stage, it can be treated by dialysis or kidney transplant. With these two treatment, they may prolong their life to about 3-5 years.

To sum up, Polycystic Kidney Disease can cause death, but there indeed are a few exceptions.

Is there any treatment of Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD)?

Up to now, there is no treatment for PKD. However, it is still possible to slow down or even stop the progression of PKD from developing into Kidney Failure. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy has been used widely in China for PKD patients. We have many patients from all over the world come to China for this therapy because of its great success in clinic.

During the treating course, both western medicines and traditional Chinese medicines are used. The curative effects is obvious and significant.

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