Treatment for FSGS in Children in China
FSGS (focal segmental glomerulosclerosis) is a kidney disorder that affects the kidney’s filtering system causing scarring and loss of large amounts of protein in the urine. It is a common cause of nephritic syndrome. FSGS can occur in adults and children. If your child is diagnosed with FSGS, a new treatment immunotherapy is recommended which is available in China.
What is immunotherapy?
Immunotherapy is a comprehensive therapy which is created based on the theory of immunology. It is though that 95% kidney disease including FSGS is caused by the disorder of immune system, meaning the disorder of immune system leads to foreign substances attack the body and if it destroys the kidneys, it is more likely to cause kidney disease. The destroyed part of kidney determines the type of kidney disease. Immunotherapy is characterized by treating FSGS step by step from the accurate diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. It aims to restore kidney and treat FSGS by improving and rebuild the immune system.
Treatment for FSGS in children – immunotherapy
Firstly, accurate diagnosis is a very important. A battery of tests will be ordered which can provide enough information to the doctors for the evaluation. Then an experts team will meet and discuss the best treatment plan, according to the individual condition. There are more than one therapies including traditional Chinese medicine, medicated bath, varieties of immunosuppressive drugs with low side effects, Micro-Chinese Medicine. All these therapies target to alleviate the different symptoms and restore the kidneys.
After the immunotherapy, generally symptoms can be alleviated and kidney function can be improved in different degree. More important, immune system is improved so it can help to fight against the diseases.
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