About Us | Contact Us | Favorite | Mobile version | Sitemap
Featured StoryAsk a Doctor

Live chat with nephrologists for a free second opinion on your specific illness condition!Ask Dr.Shan

Featured StoryCheck your Kidneys

Take a quick glance at to see if you are at high risks of some sort of kidney problems, such as Renal Failure, Diabetes or PKD etc. Our practical tips help you prevent or treat the disease.GFR Calculators .

Advanced Medical Inspection Equipments

The accurate diagnosis can be a powerful guarantee for the kidney disease treatment While the accurate dialysis needs the support from the advanced medical inspection equipments which achieve world-class level. More Equipment

Patients Blog

It is such a place where you can share your experience, see the international news about kidney disease and find the answers to the questions bothering.

Hospital InformationKidney disease hospital in China

Since 1986, Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital of China has been dedicated to providing the highest quality care to Kidney Disease patients all over the world.Learn more about Chinese hospitals.

Printer-friendly:

Check your Kidneys

Questions?
Find a doctor

Explore treatments

Related Topic About Kidney Disease
Special Tests for Your Kidneys
Ask a Doctor

Consult or get to know Dr.Shan of the Internal Medicine / nephrology department for free >>

Most Popular Articles
Latest News
Main > Kidney Disease > Renal Failure > Renal Failure Basics >
Font Size A A A

Life Expectancy of Stage 5 Kidney Failure without Dialysis

Stage 5 Kidney Failure is the last stage of kidney disease, the most severe stage, and we can call it Uremia. The following information is about the life expectancy of stage 5 Kidney Failure without dialysis, and we hope it could be helpful.

When the condition develops into stage 5 Kidney Failure, dialysis will be a very common treatment for patients. And generally speaking, at this time, the creatinine level will be more than 707umol/L and the Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) will be less than 15, so dialysis seems to be very important. But dialysis can only maintain patients’ lives to some extent, and some patients have to bear the complications of dialysis. Patients would like to know the life expectancy of stage of Kidney Failure without dialysis.

Kidney transplant is a way to help patients with stage 5 Kidney Failure get rid of dialysis. And kidney transplant can make patients live a longer life. But it seems that the life expectancy of stage 5 Kidney transplant can not be given exactly, for individual has different situation. Some can live more than 10 or even more years, while some can not. In clinical, it is also common to see that the creatinine level increases again after a period of time of receiving kidney transplant, one of the reasons is that the anti-rejection medicines can destroy the immune system. Moreover, no one can guarantee the operation can be successful 100%. So some patients have to go back to dialysis treatment to wait for the second kidney transplant. Patients with PKD or FSGS usually have a high recurrence rate after receiving kidney transplant.

Besides kidney transplant, Immunotherapy is another treatment which can help patients get rid of dialysis. For those patients who are treated by Immunotherapy, the life expectancy of stage 5 Kidney Failure will be more optimistic. The most important thing for patients with stage 5 Kidney Failure is to repair the damaged kidneys and enhance kidney function, that is because their kidney function is little. And the use of Chinese medicines in Immunotherapy can help patients deal with it. And if patients still have some urine, kidney transplant may not their last choice. As long as the kidney function can be gradually enhanced, we do believe that the life expectancy of stage Kidney Failure without will be longer. You can leave us a message, if you have some questions.

Tag: Renal Failure Basics Renal Failure

Previous:Overview of Renal Failure

Next:Life Expectancy Once Dialysis Begins In Patients with Renal Failure

Any questions? Fill the form below. You will surely get the free medical advice from experts within 24 hours.

Name:
Country:
Email:
Phone Number:
Disease Description:
 
Related Articles