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    What Treatment Is Effective for Patients with Stage 4 CKD And GFR 18

    2014-04-12 06:31| Font Size A A A

    What Treatment Is Effective for Patients with Stage 4 CKD And GFR 18GFR is an important standard for patients with kidney disease to their kidney function, and kidney disease is divided into five stages according to patient’s GFR. The severer patient’s kidney function is damaged, the lower GFR patient has. If patients have level GFR 18, they are in stage 4 kidney disease, and patients may have this curiosity: what treatment can improve their condition effectively?

    GFR refers to glomerular filtration rate, which means how much fluid has been filtered by kidney in unit time. When nephrons in patient’s kidney are damaged by their kidney disease, that will reduce patient’s GFR. Thereby, if patients want to improve their GFR, their damaged nephrons should be repaired.

    Can GFR level be improved?

    Many patients may have this curiosity that if their GFR can be improved if it is reduced. As we have said, the decrease of patient’s GFR is due to the damage in patient’s nephrons, so it means whether it is possible to repair patient’s damaged nephrons if patients want to improve their GFR.

    In fact, if nephron is just in a damaged state, it is possible to repair it with effective treatment. And there is no effective method to improve the condition of necrotic nephrons.

    What treatment is effective for patients with stage 4 and GFR 18?

    If patients have GFR level 18, their condition is very severe at this point, and patients may need dialysis in the near future if their kidney function can not be improved.

    In fact, a large amount of nephrons in patient’s kidneys are just in a damaged, and patient’s kidney function can be improved obviously if they can be repaired. To reach this purpose, blood pollution will be a perfect choice, which is a combination of Chinese medicine and western medicine.

    In this therapy, western medicine will be used to control patient’s complications and clean the toxins and metabolic wastes from patient’s blood continuously, which can help make a well internal circumstance in the process of treating kidney disease. Besides, Chinese medicine will be used to repair patient’s damaged kidney structure and improve patient’s kidney function, because Chinese herbal medicines have obvious effect in activating blood circulation and removing blood stasis, which is very beneficial for patients to repair their kidney function. Besides, Chinese medicine can treat disease systemically, which can help patients promote their self-repairing ability.

    Thereby, this therapy can slow down the progression of kidney disease firstly, and then patient’s damaged kidney structure can be repaired, which can help patient improve their GFR.


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