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Is Dialysis Required for Creatinine 11

2013-10-06 11:56

Dialysis is a replacement treatment which is used when kidneys fail to work.Creatinine is an important factor in deciding when to start dialysis.Is dialysis required for creatinine 11?

creatinine itself is not harmful to body at all,but it is associated with high levels toxins and wastes in body.In the past,when creatinine increases to 5,Dialysis will be prescribed.However, the recent study shows that delaying dialysis can increase the survival of Kidney Transplant.Even if creatinine is quite high, the patients still can delay dialysis if they have no serious discomforts.It means that creatinine level is not only the reference for when to start dialysis.

Apart from creatinine level,the following factors also can affect the onset of dialysis.

Glomerular filtration rate (GFR)

GFR is a sensitive index in reflecting how well kidneys are functioning. The normal result of GFR is between 90~125ml/min. Generally, when GFR is below 10, the patients will start dialysis. Otherwise, high levels of toxins and wastes in body can be life-threatening.

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As renal function aggravates, a host of complications will appear like heart disease,swelling,fatigue etc.Some of the conditions may be very serious and even life-threatening,which may render the patients start dialysis even is far lower than creatinine 11.


Treatment is a decisive factor in determining when to start dialysis.If the associated complications can be controlled well, the onset of dialysis can be delayed.Then how to control the complications?Email to kidneycares@hotmail.com  for more treatment suggestions now.

The good news is that if renal function can be enhanced,dialysis will not be needed at all.The combined treatment of Blood Purification and Micro-Chinese Medicines Osmotherapy can purify blood and improve renal function by restoring the impaired kidney tissues effectively and enormously.

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