What Is Shrinking Kidney Treatment
Shrinking kidney is an abnormal phenomenon that the kidney is smaller than the normal one. Shrinking kidney usually warns us kidney disease. A long time of kidney disease can cause nephron especially the glomerular damage, and then shrinking kidney will occur along with the change of kidney function. Shrinking kidney treatment is vital to remit the patient’s kidney disease.
Congenital renal agenesis, renal failure, acute glomerulonephritis, chronic glomerulonephritis, chronic pyelonephritis and some other disease all contribute to the causes of shrinking kidney. In conclusion, all kind of kidney diseases are a course of kidney fibrosis. Therefore, it is the key to make the shrinking kidney treatment successful that blocking the kidney fibrosis. In addition, to repair the damaged kidney tissue and protect the residual kidney function is also very important.
How to block the progression of kidney fibrosis? Preventing the mesangial cells from growing, inhibiting the activity of collagen regeneration cells and repairing the damaged basement membrane are to recover the mechanical barrier function of glomerulus. After this, repair the charge barrier function of basement membrane. Finally, repair the damaged DNA and improve blood circulation and then the kidney function will be normal again, that is to say, the progression of kidney fibrosis is blocked.
During the process of blocking the kidney fibrosis, protecting the residual kidney function is an obbligato part of shrinking kidney treatment. If the damaged kidney is repaired but the remaining kidney is damaged, the shrinking kidney won’t be treated. Therefore, the patient should pay attention to protect his kidney, while he is accepting the treatment. After this treatment, the shrinking kidney may recover normally.
Once you have shrinking kidney, you may have some serious kidney disease. At this time, you should not only accept the shrinking kidney treatment but also treat your damaged kidney. A systemic treatment can help you get rid of disease much completely.