New Treatment for Lupus Nephritis 2012 -- Immunotherapy
Lupus is an autoimmune disease which means the body’s immune system mistakenly attcks healthy tissue. If your kidneys are destroyed by the immune system, people will develop kidney disease. Besides corticosteroids such as prednisone and prednisolone etc, is there any alternative way to treat lupus nephritis? Here, Immunotherapy is recommended for lupus nephritis treatment in 2012.
In latest ten years, patients should do as what doctors had told to him. Lupus Nephropathy is a common disease which occupies about 30% among all kidney disease in our hospital. Most of patients are young women with ages 20to 40.
The development of science brings new hopes for patients with Lupus Nephropathy. In 2012, a new treatment--- immunotherapy is introduced into the treatment of Lupus Nephritis.
There are two reasons for Lupus Nephropathy turning into end-stage renal disease. The first one is serious damages in your kidney.The second one is decreasing of your kidney function caused by Lupus Nephropathy.
So, for the treatment of Lupus Nephritis, especially the severe class III or class IV, immunosuppressive therapy is required so as to calm down the overactive immune inflammation response and prevent their further damage to the kidneys.
Lupus Nephritis is intractable disease, and patients cannot get recovery overnight, so during the treatment, patients need to be patient and cooperate with their doctors actively. As long as they keep being optimistic and insist on receiving treatment, they will recover someday.
Learn More: Immunotherapy for Kidney Disease and Current Recommended Treatment for Lupus Nephritis