Lupus Renal Failure Life Expectancy
Lupus is one disease which may develop into renal failure that threatens the patients’ lives. Many patients wonder what the lupus renal failure life expectancy is. Although we cannot give you an exact date, estimation can be provided for you. A more effective treatment for lupus nephritis patients
What is the development of lupus renal failure in most cases?
Most autoimmune diseases can arouse kidney disease if the treatment they received is not effective. Lupus is also a type of autoimmune disease and can lead to very furious immune reactions in the body. Once people go into lupus renal failure, it takes only more than 10 months for them to develop into ESRD on average. In this stage, most of the toxic substances cannot be discharged through kidneys. If people do not receive any treatment, their organs are soaked in the poisons and their lives would not be prolonged for long unless they receive dialysis or kidney transplant.
Can dialysis prolong lupus renal failure life expectancy?
Although dialysis can remit all the symptoms of lupus renal failure, it is only a type of support treatment and their kidneys will be withered during long time dialysis. What is more, patients’ uncomfortable feeling will be worsened once they stop dialysis. A study shows that the survival rate is 40% after 10 years’ dialysis.
Can kidney transplant prolong lupus renal failure life expectancy?
Many people are waiting to take kidney transplant. After the surgery, patients’ life quality will be improved greatly. However, it costs too much to afford kidney transplant. Besides, only 1% of patients can survive 10 years after the kidney transplant. All these data display that people with lupus renal failure life expectancy is not so optimistic.
Immunotherapy is one of the most important treatments for lupus renal failure. Please consult our experts online if you need more information. Besides, you can make an appointment for expert video consultation online.
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