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What are the Survival Rate of Transplant Kidney in PKD

2016-12-01 14:28

What are the Survival Rate of Transplant Kidney in PKDAccording to the recent research, one year survival rate of the new kidney is about 95%, three year survival rate 89.2%, and five year rate is 75.5%. These values just refer to the transplant kidney, while the patient himself can live longer than the kidney. In fact, a successful kidney transplant can make the patients with PKD live as long as healthy people.

What measures can improve the chance of successful kidney transplant?

1. Prevent the infections after kidney transplant

Infection is one leading cause of kidney transplant failure, so the patients should take care of himself carefully. Urinary tract infection, one of the most common infections, should attract patients’ attention.

2. Find a most match kidney

Rejection is also another cause of kidney transplant failure. Find a most match donor can help improve the chance of successful kidney transplant. Your immediate family members may be recommended if they can match.

3. A good caring after kidney transplant

A good caring and a healthy lifestyle not only can prolong the life expectancy for patients with PKD after kidney transplant but also can help every person. To abide by doctor’s advice strictly can guarantee the success of kidney transplant to a large extent. However, the life expectancy for patients with PKD after kidney transplant is largely determined by themselves.

Besides kidney transplant, there are some other treatments also can be used to treat PKD, if you want to know more about them or want to live longer with PKD, you can send email to us or leave message below, we will try our best to help you.

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