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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.

How Successful Are Kidney Transplants for Polycystic Kidney Patients

2018-12-07 08:46

How Successful Are Kidney Transplants for Polycystic Kidney PatientsWhen polycystic kidney disease (PKD) progresses to end stage, you may consider dialysis or kidney transplant. How successful are kidney transplants for polycystic kidney patients? Read on to get the answer.

Having a kidney transplant can benefit you a lot.

-After kidney transplant, you will have a higher living quality than on dialysis.

With dialysis, it is likely for you to have a lot of side effects, such as weakness, headache, nausea, vomiting, etc. And you have many restrictions on your life, such as your diet, work, etc. After kidney transplant, you can live like a normal person.

-After kidney transplant, you may survive longer than on dialysis.

Long-term dialysis may cause a variety of complications, such as cardiovascular disease, infections and pernicious anemia so as to threaten your life, while kidney transplant does not have those complications.

However, kidney transplant is not suitable for all PKD patients. And it also has some problems, for example, the anti-rejection medicine has a number of side effects, and there is chronic rejection or acute rejection so as to shorten the lifespan of transplanted kidney.

Alternatives to kidney transplant

Besides hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, you can try Toxin-Removing Therapy, which is also helpful for you to improve kidney condition and promote your living quality. This is a systemic treatment, which can increase your urination, improve your bowel movement and make you sweat so as to eliminate waste products and extra fluid from body via urine, sweat and bowel movement. It can also dilate blood vessels and remove stasis to improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into kidneys so that enough essential elements such as oxygen, nutrients and active ingredients of medicine can be transported into nidus to speed up kidney recovery. And it can even shrink renal cysts and help restore renal function. After about half month’s treatment, high blood pressure will be reduced and stabilized. High creatinine, urea and uric acid level will also decrease. After about one month’s treatment, kidney cysts will shrink, and renal function will get improved gradually.

How successful are kidney transplants for PKD patients? Now you have a clear mind. If you still have any questions on PKD, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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