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Will High Creatinine Level Go Back To Normal After Kidney Transplant

2013-07-30 15:32

Will High Creatinine Level Go Back To Normal After Kidney TransplantWill high creatinine level go back to normal after kidney transplant? Serum creatinine is an important indicator to help decide whether dialysis or kidney transplant is needed for kidney failure patients, as it reflects how much toxins there are in blood. Dialysis helps to lower high creatinine level effectively and quickly. But how about kidney transplant? Will high creatinine level go back to normal after kidney transplant?

How does kidney transplant help kidney failure patients?

Kidney is the organ that takes charge of filtering blood and discharging wastes like creatinine. When kidneys are damaged, kidney function decreases. Consequently, serum creatinine level increases. Different from dialysis which helps kidney failure patients purify blood by filtering blood outside the body with a dialysis machine, kidney transplant works by transplanting a healthy kidney into patients’ body. When transplanted kidney functions properly in the body, creatinine and other wastes will be excreted successfully. As a result, creatinine level decreases.

Will high creatinine level go back to normal after kidney transplant?

Kidney transplant helps kidney failure patients avoid, stop or reduce dialysis, but one thing we must be clear is that it is risky and not everyone with kidney failure will live a normal life after kidney transplant. In most of the cases, transplanted kidneys work effectively and high creatinine level can go back to normal range gradually. However, in some other cases, serum creatinine level keeps being higher than the normal range after the surgery due to kidney rejection and various infections.

Besides, it is also not uncommon that kidney transplant patients complain their serum creatinine becomes higher and higher after the surgery. And in some cases, they may found their creatinine level increases to the level again that requires them to start dialysis. Why is this? As for this point, I’d like to say kidney transplant indeed helps to reduce sufferings, but in some cases, kidney disease comes back again after the surgery, which always causes increase of serum creatinine level. For these patients, kidney transplant is always not recommended and Immunotherapy can applied as an alternative treatment.

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