In fact of Kidney Failure, patients lose nearly all of their kidney function. Dialysis can do some of kidney work such as removing extra fluid and wastes, regulating blood pressure, and so on. However, dialysis isn’t an easy treatment even for the fittest person. Well then, are there any new treatment for Kidney Failure other than dialysis? Yes .
How does dialysis help treat Kidney Failure?
In addition to cleansing blood, maintaining electrolyte balance, keeping blood pressure and secreting some hormones are other kidney function. When kidney function level is less than 15%, it indicates patients’ illness condition has aggravated into Kidney Failure. Dialysis can replace diseased kidneys to eliminate small molecular waste products, such as creatinine, uric acid and urea. From this point, we can know dialysis is unable to work as effectively as healthy kidneys. What’s worse, the longer patients on dialysis, the more complications they will have.
Alternative treatments to dialysis for Kidney Failure
No matter which pathogenic factor causes kidney failure, the damage or even necrosis of kidney inherent cells is due to renal anoxia and ischemia. Also, the degree of kidney injury is beyond kidney’s self-curative ability. As long as damaged kidney cells can be restored and kidney function level increases, Kidney Failure patients can get rid of dialysis successfully.