Is Surgery an Essential Choice in Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
In some cases o Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), surgery is an essential choice for the patients and can prevent the occurrence of Acute Renal Failure as well as avoid some life threatening diseases. If the patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), it is essential for them to take surgery.
1. The patients experience intracystic hemorrhage. If untreated, it may pollute abdominal cavity leading to severe peritonitis and even threaten their life.
2. If the cysts are infected and the antibiotics are no effective to solve the problem, the patients should be recommended to take surgery.
3. If the cysts grow in crucial parts of kidneys such as renal hilus, they may obstruct the blood circulation and decline the blood perfusion volume to kidneys. If the cysts are not removed, they will cause renal insufficient blood, oxgen and nutrients supply thus aggravating renal function decline.
If the patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) experience the above conditions, they had better receive the cysts to stop the disease progression. However, the patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) should know that surgery is not an effective therapy to treat the disease.
As Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is characterized by numerous cysts on kidneys, it is impossible to remove all of the cysts completely. Moreover, once the big cysts are removed, the small ones will grow up at a faster speed for more growth space. When the cysts grow big, they have to take surgery once again. The frequent surgeries not only can not stop renal function decline, but also can bring great trauma to kidneys. Therefore, surgery is not a wise choice for the patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) to remove cysts.
Here Chinese herb medicines are recommended to the patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). Compared with surgery, Chinese herbal medicines do not bring sufferings and are free from side effects. On one hand, it can inactive the epithelial cells of the cysts thus stopping the secretion of cystic fluid. On the other hand, they can relive renal ischemia and anoxia due to cysts’ oppression and provide some nutrients to promote self-repairing of the damaged nephrons.
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