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Treatment for Membranous Nephropathy than Kidney Transplant

2014-01-23 16:11

Membranous nephropathy is a disorder in which the kidney structure which is responsible for filtering blood becomes inflamed and thick. It is a hard condition to manage. Many patients will eventually develop kidney failure and have to seek for an alternative treatment. Up to now, kidney transplant is still considered to be a preferred option for the patients. This article will introduce an alternative treatment for membranous nephropathy than kidney transplant.

Membranous nephropathy

Membranous nephropathy is an immune-medicated disorder. Immune system is a protective system of the body and can produce antibodies to defeat the invaders into the body. However, in membranous nephropathy, the immune system fails to function normally and attacks kidneys by mistakes. The abnormal immune response can cause inflammation of glomeruli. If the inflammation can not be controlled, the glomeruli will become scarred. Eventually, Kidney Failure will result.

When kidneys fail to function, high levels of toxins will build up in body and multiple body organs and systems will be involved. Under such circumstance, replacement therapies will be prescribed mainly Kidney Transplant and dialysis.

Is kidney transplant a good option for membranous nephropathy?

Kidney transplant is a procedure in which the diseased kidney is replaced with a healthy kidney. Most of the patients can return to a normal life if the transplant is done successfully.

However, getting a compatible kidney donor is very difficult. What’s worse, high dose of immunosuppressive agents are required to prevent kidney rejection and they can cause many complications. Additionally, some complications are commonly seen after transplant like cancer, Diabetes, etc.

The above difficult issues can happen among all people with kidney transplant. Besides those, the recurrence rate of primary disease in the new kidney is very high in membranous nephropathy, accounting for around 30% of all cases.

Treatment for membranous nephropathy than kidney transplant

To prevent the onset of kidney transplant, the patients should have a treatment to restore the impaired kidney structure and enhance function of the native kidneys. Micro-Chinese Medicines Osmotherapy is strongly recommended to people with membranous nephropathy and kidney failure.

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