When patients are diagnosed with Uremia, they usually choose dialysis or kidney transplant as their treatment. But should they take the treatment of kidney transplant? The renal function is usually lost when patients develop Uremia and at this time, there are many substitutive therapies, all of which have advantages and disadvantages. Kidney transplant is just one kind of treatment. A successful kidney transplant can help patients to get rid of dialysis. Besides, there is not so much restriction before they take a diet which improves the quality of patients' life. However, a successful kidney transplant depends on several aspects as follows:
Patients' physical condition is the precondition of kidney transplant. In
order to guarantee a successful kidney transplant and a long term steady
function of the translated kidney, patients should make sure that the protopathy
such as nephritis is well under controlled and the renal function is completely
lost before they take kidney transplant. Besides, another precondition is that
their body should be in a good condition.
A successful operation of kidney transplant is the essential condition, which
needs some important guarantees such as properly matched kidney, no systemic
disease of acceptor, prompt action during operation and excellent medical
In addition, rejection may be a problem at any time for people who take
kidney transplant. Although the effects of anti-rejection medicine has been
improving, it can not treat chronic rejection, which once occurring, and it will
gradually lead to lose renal function and they will have to take dialysis again.
Further more, a long time application of anti-rejection medicine can decline the
body's immune capacity, which can lead to toxicity to liver and kidney,
hyperglycemia, osteoporosis. Besides, infection is the main factor causing
rejection or death. While their incidence of cancer may be several times as much
as the healthy people's.
For patients with virus hepatitis such as hepatitis Band hepatitis C, they
had better not take kidney transplant because a long term application of
anti-rejection after the operation can inhibit the immune system, easily cause
the hepatitis to progress and lose the liver function. Although kidney
transplant helps patients to get rid of dialysis, it can not treat the previous
potential disease such as Diabetes, arteriosclerosis, which may lead the disease
to turn worse.
Uremia is not an incurable disease, which can be well controlled from further
development so long as it is properly treated. Clinical researches proves that
providing the renal function's not completely lost, it is possible to treat