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How Long to Live When Your GFR is 8 with IgA Nephropathy

2014-03-09 19:51

How Long to Live When Your GFR is 8 with IgA NephropathyAfter patients were diagnosed with GFR is 8 with IgA Nephropathy, the most concerned question they wanted to know from the doctor was how long to live with this renal disorder. If you are in similar condition, you can find the answer here. Read on or consult our online doctor for professional advice.

While, how long to live when the GFR is 8 with IgA Nephropathy? Actually, there is not a definite answer to this question. One's life expectancy with the disorder mainly depends on the adopted treatment. That is to say, patient's life span varies with different treatment options.

1. Dialysis

Though dialysis is a lifesaving treatment, it performs only about 10% of the work a functioning kidney does. Under this treatment, patients may develop other serious complications that may affect their life length. The average life expectancy for patient undergoing this therapy is generally 5 years.

2. Kidney transplant

IgAN patients who receive a transplant can live, on average, 10-20 years. It may take several years for them to wait for a match. What's worse, the primary kidney disease often occurs in the transplanted kidney, resulting in failure of the new kidney.

3. Holistic treatment - Blood Pollution Therapy

Blood Pollution Therapy is the latest development in treating GFR is 8 with IgA Nephropathy. Compared with the above symptomatic therapies, this therapy can guarantee better curative effects and ensure significantly prolonged life expectancy.

The whole treatment process mainly include three parts, named remove blood stasis, supplement essential elements, and improve the kidney function or GFR. Specific treatment methods should only be chosen based on each patient's unique diagnosis. To learn more information, please check Here

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