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When to Start Dialysis for Renal Failure Patients

2013-10-16 09:51

When to Start Dialysis, renal failure, dialysisWhen condition develops to a certain degree, dialysis treatment will be recommended in many countries. But the fact is that no one kidney failure patient want to take it. So many patients are eager to know when to start dialysis in renal failure stage. Now you can follow us to find the answer.

When to start dialysis for renal failure patients?

Renal failure means the severe reduction of kidney function, but it does not mean dialysis is a must at this stage. So there is no an exact time can tell when to start dialysis treatment. Also renal failure patients should know that when to start dialysis has nothing to do with a pure creatinine level.

Dialysis can be postponed if renal failure patients are in the following situations: there are no any obvious symptoms or complications and patients can still produce nearly normal urine output. Urgent dialysis should be started if renal failure patients are in any of the following situations: serum potassium>7mmol/L, carbon dioxide combining power<15mmol/L, pH<7.25, BUN>54mmol/L, or there are some obvious symptoms or complications such as severe edema, shortness of breath, heart problem, lung problems and so on. As for people with severe high blood pressure or diabetes or lupus, if Ccr is less than 10ml/min, dialysis should be started. Otherwise more severe consequences will be caused.

How to avoid dialysis effectively and safely?

-Keep a healthy diet. It is a everlasting topic for kidney disease patients. Healthy diet can help relieve some symptoms and slow down the progression of condition to a certain degree. But diet suggestions may vary from cases to cases. If you are lack of diet suggestions which suit your case, you can tell us more about your condition by leaving a message below or emailing us to We will surely reply you within 48 hours.

-An efficient treatment which can help save kidneys by repairing kidney damage and recover renal function is the key to avoid dialysis effectively. Nowadays, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Stem Cell Therapy and Immunotherapy are used in clinic to help achieve this.

-Keep a good mood. Actually this is the best therapy for any kinds of diseases. Every renal failure patient should be optimistic about the life as there has efficient treatment can help live a normal life.

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