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Life Span of Stage 5 Kidney Failure with Atrophic Kidney

2014-01-16 10:43

Kidney is roughly 10-12 cm long, 5-6 cm wide and 3-4cm thick. However,atrophic kidney can result in kidney failure.In stage 5 kidney failure,the kidneys may shrink very severely,resulting in a large number of complications and discomforts.A major concern of the patients is how long they can live.

There is no a quick response to the life span of stage 5 kidney failure with atrophic kidney as it is affected by many factors. If the patients can control the accelerating factors of renal function decline, their life span will certainly be prolonged.

Causes of kidney damage

A variety of diseases and conditions can affect the nephrons adversely, leading to kidney damage like Diabetes, high blood pressure, glomerulonephritis etc.These conditions are not only causes, but also can accelerate renal function deterioration. Therefore, it is important for the patients to keep the causes of their kidney problem under control. Email to kidneycares@hotmail.com  to get medical suggestions to control them.


Complications can shorten the life span of stage 5 kidney failure with atrophic kidney significantly.In the advanced stage of kidney disease,multiple body organs and systems will be involved like lung, heart, brain etc. The majority of the patients may die of the complications before their kidneys fail completely.


Treatment plays the key role in deciding the life span of stage 5 kidney failure with atrophic kidney.If the patients chose dialysis, the average life span is just between 5-6 years. If Kidney Transplant is performed, the average survival of the new kidney is just 10 years.

To prolong the life span of stage 5 kidney failure with atrophic kidney,a treatment should be used to restore the impaired kidney structure. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is an effective treatment for kidney failure. It can improve renal function remarkable and fundamentally by repairing the impaired kidney structure. You can leave a message below to get more information on the treatment.

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