Immunotherapy of Lupus and Lupus Nephritis
Lupus Nephritis is a kidney disease caused by lupus. Thereby, the treatment should deal with both lupus and kidney disease at the same time. And immunotherapy helps achieve this goal.
The treatment available is Immunotherapy that has six steps in treating similar cases. For lupus nephritis, kidney damage is caused by lupus immune complex deposit in kidney, and these immune complex attract inflammatory factors concentrate in kidneys and lead to excessive inflammatory response, which damages kidney cells.
The first step is Immunity Checking to make sure T or B cell disorder contributes to inflammatory response. Secondly, getting rid of these lupus factor, inflammatory factors and immune complexes (CIC) in bloo through immunoadsorption. Thirdly is selecting the right medicine to further stabilize the kidney condition. Fourthly is degrading these deposited immune complexes in kidneys. Fifthly is rectifying the whole immunity to prevent further relapse of lupus or other autoimmune disease. And the last step is protecting kidney condition and improving immunity.
The above is the treatment principle for similar cases. We do not depend on steroid to suppress immunity, but through clean out these immune complex and repairing damages in kidney.
It is not only Osmotherapy but a combination of osmotherapy and immunotherapy. Your kidney damage is caused by lupus, which is an autoimmune disease. Lupus leads to concentration of large quantity of immune complex and inflammatory factors within blood.
The key is to clean out these incentive factors to firstly block further progression of kidney damage. Then, other supporting medicine will be also used to rectify your immunity. Osmotherapy will mainly focus on degrading these proliferated cells, extracellular matrix and so on. This will guarantee a sufficient blood supply to kidneys and enhance the repairing of these damaged cells. In short, a combination of therapies will be adopted to treat your lupus and kidney problem at the same time.
After the treatment, we still suggest your avoiding foods that may stimulate the relapse, but your immunity is become much more improved. The life restriction becomes less strict. And we need to reduce the risk to its minimal level.
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